MacArthur

MacArthur

[muhk-ahr-ther, muh-kahr-]
noun
Douglas, 1880–1964, U.S. general: supreme commander of allied forces in SW Pacific during World War II and of UN forces in Korea 1950–51.
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Macarthur (məˈkɑːθə)
 
n
John. 1767--1834, Australian military officer, pastoralist, and entrepreneur, born in England. He established the breeding of merino sheep in Australia and was influential in founding the Australian wool industry

MacArthur (məˈkɑːθə)
 
n
1.  Douglas. 1880--1964, US general. During World War II he became commanding general of US armed forces in the Pacific (1944) and accepted the surrender of Japan, the Allied occupation of which he commanded (1945--51). He was commander in chief of United Nations forces in Korea (1950--51) until dismissed by President Truman
2.  Dame Ellen. born 1976, English yachtswoman; in 2005 she set a new world record for the fastest solo world circumnavigation

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