Definition of Dewey, George in English:

Dewey, George

Syllabification: Dew·ey, George
Pronunciation: /ˈd(y)o͞o-ē
 
/
( 1837–1917), US naval officer. Appointed commodore of the navy in 1896, he was the hero of the battle of Manila Bay in the Philippines in 1898 during the Spanish-American War.

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