FDR

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Roosevelt

[roh-zuh-velt, -vuhlt, rohz-velt, -vuhlt; spelling pronunciation roo-zuh-velt]
noun
1.
(Anna) Eleanor, 1884–1962, U.S. diplomat, author, and lecturer (wife of Franklin Delano Roosevelt).
2.
Edith Kermit Carow, 1861–1948, U.S. First Lady 1901–09 (wife of Theodore Roosevelt).
3.
Franklin Delano [del-uh-noh] , ("FDR") 1882–1945, 32nd president of the U.S. 1933–45.
4.
Theodore ("Teddy"; "T.R") 1858–1919, 26th president of the U.S. 1901–09: Nobel peace Prize 1906.
5.
Formerly Río da Duvida. a river flowing N from W Brazil to the Madeira River. About 400 miles (645 km) long.
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FDR
 
abbreviation for
Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Roosevelt (ˈrəʊzəˌvɛlt)
 
n
1.  (Anna) Eleanor. 1884--1962, US writer, diplomat, and advocate of liberal causes: delegate to the United Nations (1945--52)
2.  her husband, Franklin Delano (ˈdɛləˌnəʊ), known as FDR. 1882--1945, 32nd president of the US (1933--45); elected four times. He instituted major reforms (the New Deal) to counter the economic crisis of the 1930s and was a forceful leader during World War II
3.  Theodore. 1858--1919, 26th president of the US (1901--09). A proponent of extending military power, he won for the US the right to build the Panama Canal (1903). He won the Nobel peace prize (1906), for mediating in the Russo-Japanese war

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FDR
  1. flight data recorder

  2. formal dining room

  3. Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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