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[gahr-feeld] /ˈgɑrˌfild/
James Abram, 1831–81, 20th president of the U.S., 1881.
a city in NE New Jersey.
a male given name. Unabridged
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  • If, however, we know that Garfield was born in 1831, the ambiguity would be removed.

    Assimilative Memory Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
  • When Garfield was shot I was out of work and two weeks behind with my board.

    The Faith Doctor Edward Eggleston
  • President Garfield tendered him any position but one in his Cabinet, but the high honor was declined.

    Speeches of Benjamin Harrison Benjamin Harrison
  • “You are really most alarming, Mr. Garfield,” she said in suspicion.

    The Stretton Street Affair William Le Queux
  • We present herewith facsimiles of the forged letter and one written by Mr. Garfield branding the Morey letter a fraud.

    Disputed Handwriting Jerome B. Lavay
British Dictionary definitions for Garfield


James Abram. 1831–81, 20th president of the US (1881); assassinated in office
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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