Definition of Adams, Samuel in English:

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Adams, Samuel

Pronunciation: /ˈadəmz/

Entry from US English dictionary

(1722–1803), US patriot. One of the leaders of the Boston Tea Party in 1773, he was active in pre-Revolutionary anti-British activities that took place in that city. He served in the First and Second Continental Congresses 1774–75 and was a signer of the Declaration of Independence 1776.

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Syllabification: Ad·ams, Samuel

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