Entry from US English dictionary
(1943-) US politician; full name Newton Leroy Gingrich. A representative to Congress from Georgia 1979–99, he served as Speaker of the House from 1995 until his resignation in 1998. A conservative, he was noted for his “Contract with America,” which outlined Republican goals for the first 100 days of the Congress of 1995.
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Syllabification: Ging·rich, Newt
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