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Kruger

[kroo-ger; Dutch kry-khuh r] /ˈkru gər; Dutch ˈkrü xər/
noun
1.
Stephanus Johannes Paulus
[ste-fah-nœs yoh-hah-nuh s poh-lœs] /stɛˈfɑ nœs yoʊˈhɑ nəs ˈpoʊ lœs/ (Show IPA),
("Oom Paul") 1825–1904, South African statesman: president of the Transvaal 1883–1900.
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Krugerite, noun, adjective
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  • Mrs. Kruger refused to see me, and I liked her none the less for her honest prejudice.

    A Woman's Part in a Revolution Natalie Harris Hammond
  • Moreover, President Kruger was an old man, no longer in strong health.

  • Things that really happened have been mentioned, such as meeting President Kruger or being thrown out of a cab.

    Tremendous Trifles G. K. Chesterton
  • If the Boers weren't deceived by that old villain Kruger, they'd never have fought us.

    The Hero William Somerset Maugham
  • At the elevator, Deveet and Kruger hurried out, almost colliding with him.

    Atom Drive Charles Louis Fontenay
  • Surely this remark is an insult to Mr. Kruger's great sagacity.

  • In more ways than one President Kruger has been a good friend to the empire.

    The Great Boer War Arthur Conan Doyle
  • He couldn't talk American at first, and Dr. Kruger had to tell the nurses what he said.

    Heart of Gold Ruth Alberta Brown
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Kruger

/ˈkruːɡə/
noun
1.
Stephanus Johannes Paulus (ˈstɛfənʊs jəʊˈhænɪs ˈpɔːlʊs), known as Oom Paul. 1825–1904, Boer statesman; president of the Transvaal (1883–1900). His opposition to Cecil Rhodes and his denial of civil rights to the Uitlanders led to the Boer War (1899–1902)
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