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La Guardia, Fiorello Syllabification: La Guar·di·a, Fiorello
Pronunciation: /lə ˈɡwärdēə/

Definition of La Guardia, Fiorello in English:

( 1882–1947) US politician; nickname the Little Flower; full name Fiorello Henry La Guardia. He served in the US House of Representatives from New York 1917–21 before he became a corruption-fighting mayor of New York City 1933–45.

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