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Douglas, William Orville

Syllabification: Doug·las, William Orville
Pronunciation: /ˈdəɡləs
 
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Definition of Douglas, William Orville in English:

( 1898–1980), US Supreme Court associate justice 1939–75. Appointed to the Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, he worked to uphold the New Deal programs and was a strong advocate of free speech. He also was noted for defending the environment.

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