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Straus

[strous; German shtrous] /straʊs; German ʃtraʊs/
noun
1.
Isidor, 1845–1912, U.S. retail merchant and politician, born in Bavaria: congressman 1894–95 (brother of Nathan and Oscar Solomon Straus).
2.
Nathan, 1848–1931, U.S. retail merchant, born in Bavaria.
3.
Oscar
[os-ker;; German aws-kahr] /ˈɒs kər;; German ˈɔs kɑr/ (Show IPA),
1870–1954, Austrian composer.
4.
Oscar Solomon, 1850–1926, U.S. diplomat, jurist, and government official, born in Bavaria: Secretary of Commerce and Labor 1906–09.
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Straus

/straʊs/
noun
1.
Oscar (ɔskar). 1870–1954, French composer, born in Austria, noted for such operettas as Waltz Dream (1907) and The Chocolate Soldier (1908)
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