Definition of Begin, Menachem in English:

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Begin, Menachem

Pronunciation: /ˈbāɡin/ /bəˈɡēn/
(1913–92), Israeli statesman, prime minister 1977–84. His hard line on Arab-Israeli relations softened in a series of meetings with President Anwar al-Sadat of Egypt, which led to a peace treaty between the countries. Nobel Peace Prize (1978), shared with Sadat.

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Syllabification: Be·gin, Menachem

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