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Spruance, Raymond Ames Syllabification: Spru·ance, Raymond Ames
Pronunciation: /ˈspro͞oəns/

Definition of Spruance, Raymond Ames in English:

(1886–1969), US admiral. After commanding at Midway (1942) and in other areas of the Pacific during World War II, he was made commander in chief of the US Pacific fleet 1945–46. He later served as the US ambassador to the Philippines 1952–55.
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