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Douglas, William Orville

Pronunciation: /ˈdəɡləs/

Entry from US English dictionary

(1898–1980), US Supreme Court associate justice 1939–75. Appointed to the Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, he worked to uphold the New Deal programs and was a strong advocate of free speech. He also was noted for defending the environment.

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Syllabification: Doug·las, William Orville

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