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McNamara, Robert Syllabification: Mc·Na·mar·a, Robert
Pronunciation: /ˈmaknəˌmarə/

Definition of McNamara, Robert in English:

( 1916–2009), US businessman and public official; full name Robert Strange McNamara. He was secretary of the US Department of Defense 1961–68 during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations and president of the World Bank 1968–81.

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