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De Valera

[dev-uh-lair-uh, -leer-uh] /ˌdɛv əˈlɛər ə, -ˈlɪər ə/
noun
1.
Eamon
[ey-muh n] /ˈeɪ mən/ (Show IPA),
1882–1975, Irish political leader and statesman, born in the U.S.: prime minister of the Republic of Ireland 1932–48, 1951–54, 1957–59; president 1959–73.
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de Valera

/də vəˈlɛərə; -ˈlɪə-/
noun
1.
Eamon (ˈeɪmən). 1882–1975, Irish statesman; president of Sinn Féin (1917–26) and of the Dáil (1918–22); formed the Fianna Fáil party (1927); prime minister (1937–48; 1951–54; 1957–59) and president (1959–73) of the Irish Republic
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