Definition of Booth, John Wilkes in English:

Booth, John Wilkes

Syllabification: Booth, John Wilkes
Pronunciation: /bo͞oTH
 
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( 1838–65), US actor. He is better known as the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theater in Washington, DC.

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