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Clifford, Nathan

Syllabification: Clif·ford, Nathan
Pronunciation: /ˈklifərd
 
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Definition of Clifford, Nathan in English:

( 1803–81), US Supreme Court associate justice 1858–81. He was the US attorney general 1846–48 before being appointed to the Court by President Buchanan. He was an advocate of states' rights.

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