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MacDonald

[muh k-don-uh ld] /məkˈdɒn əld/
noun
1.
James Ramsay, 1866–1937, British statesman and labor leader: prime minister 1924, 1929–35.
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  • The latter, by james macdonald, with particular reference to the religion of Ossian.

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  • Sir james macdonald's epitaph and last letters to his mother.

  • Sir james macdonald intended to have built a village here, which would have done great good.

  • The james macdonald of this summons, who played the part of a common informer, turned out to be a police officer.

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Macdonald

/məkˈdɒnəld/
noun
1.
Flora. 1722–90, Scottish heroine, who helped the Young Pretender to escape to Skye after his defeat at the battle of Culloden (1746)
2.
Sir John Alexander. 1815–91, Canadian statesman, born in Scotland, who was the first prime minister of the Dominion of Canada (1867–73; 1878–91)

MacDonald

/məkˈdɒnəld/
noun
1.
(James) Ramsay. 1866–1937, British statesman, who led the first and second Labour Governments (1924 and 1929–31). He also led a coalition (1931–35), which the majority of the Labour Party refused to support
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