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Dumbarton Oaks

[duhm-bahr-tn] /ˈdʌm bɑr tn/
noun
1.
an estate in the District of Columbia: site of conferences held to discuss proposals for creation of the United Nations, August–October, 1944.
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Dumbarton Oaks

/ˈdʌmˌbɑːtən/
noun
1.
an estate in the District of Columbia in the US: scene of conferences in 1944 concerned with creating the United Nations
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