Entry from US English dictionary
(1825–93) US Supreme Court associate justice 1888–93. A US senator from Mississippi 1877–85 and secretary of the interior 1885–88, he was appointed to the Court by President Cleveland. During the Civil War, he served the Confederacy in various capacities.
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Syllabification: La·mar, Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus
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