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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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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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