Definition of Carnegie, Andrew in English:

Carnegie, Andrew

Line breaks: An¦drew Car|negie
Pronunciation: /kɑːˈneɪɡi
 
, ˈkɑːnəɡi/
( 1835–1919), Scottish-born American industrialist and philanthropist. He built up a fortune in the steel industry in the US, then retired from business in 1901 and devoted his wealth to charitable purposes, in particular libraries, education, and the arts.

Definition of Carnegie, Andrew in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day jaunty
Pronunciation: ˈdʒɔːnti
adjective
having a lively, cheerful, and self-confident manner...