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Noun: Roosevelt  'row-zu,velt or row-zu-vult
  1. Wife of Franklin Roosevelt and a strong advocate of human rights (1884-1962)
    - Eleanor Roosevelt, Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
  2. 32nd President of the United States; elected four times; instituted New Deal to counter the Great Depression and led country during World War II (1882-1945)
    - Franklin D. Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, F. D. Roosevelt, President Roosevelt, President Franklin Roosevelt, FDR
  3. 26th President of the United States; hero of the Spanish-American War; Panama Canal was built during his administration
    "Theodore Roosevelt said 'Speak softly but carry a big stick'";
    - Theodore Roosevelt, President Roosevelt, President Theodore Roosevelt

Derived forms: Roosevelts

Type of: author, Chief Executive, diplomat, diplomatist, POTUS [US, informal], President, President of the United States, United States President, writer

Encyclopedia: Roosevelt, Sara