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Macdonald, Sir John Alexander

Pronunciation: /məkˈdänəld/
(1815–91), Canadian Liberal-Conservative statesman, born in Scotland; prime minister 1867–73 and 1878–91. He played a leading role in the confederation of the Canadian provinces and was appointed the first prime minister of the Dominion of Canada.

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Syllabification: Mac·don·ald, Sir John Alexander

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