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Macdonald

[muh k-don-uh ld] /məkˈdɒn əld/
noun
1.
George, 1824–1905, Scottish novelist and poet.
2.
Sir John Alexander, 1815–91, Canadian statesman, born in Scotland: first prime minister 1867–73, 1878–91.

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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  • Mr. Labouchere moved, and Mr. Macdonald seconded, the rescindment of the resolution of the 22nd, which was lost on division.

  • Macdonald, however, was not a man to be put down in his own shop and before his own admirers.

  • By this time Macdonald had led us through two empty rooms on the upper 202floor, and now he stopped at the door of a third.

    The Cryptogram William Murray Graydon
  • Macdonald strode to the forge and took out the bar of white-hot iron.

  • Macdonald wheeled abruptly away, crossed the room in long strides, and came back.

    The Yukon Trail William MacLeod Raine
British Dictionary definitions for Macdonald

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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