Edward Everett

Everett

[ev-er-it, ev-rit]
noun
1.
Edward, 1794–1865, U.S. statesman, orator, and writer.
2.
a seaport in NW Washington on Puget sound.
3.
a city in E Massachusetts, near Boston.
4.
a male given name.
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edward everett

American statesman and orator who is mainly remembered for delivering the speech immediately preceding President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (Nov. 19, 1863) at the ceremony dedicating the Gettysburg National Cemetery (Pa.) during the American Civil War (1861-65).

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