Madeleine Albright

Albright

[awl-brahyt]
noun
1.
Horace Marden [mahrd-n] , 1890–1987, U.S. conservationist and cofounder of the National Park Service.
2.
Madeleine Korbel [mad-l-in kawr-bel] , born 1937, U.S. diplomat and first female secretary of state 1997–2001, born in the former Czechoslovakia.
3.
Ivan (Le Lorraine) [luh loh-reyn, law-] , 1897–1983, U.S. painter.
4.
Tenley (Emma) [ten-lee] , born 1935, U.S. figure skater.
5.
William Foxwell [foks-wel, -wuhl] , 1891–1971, U.S. archaeologist and biblical historian.
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madeleine albright

Czech-bornCzech-born American public official who served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (1993-97) and who was the first woman to hold the cabinet post of U.S. secretary of state (1997-2001).

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