Definition of Carnegie, Andrew in English:

Carnegie, Andrew

Syllabification: Car·ne·gie, Andrew
Pronunciation: /ˈkärnigē, kärˈnāgē
 
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( 1835–1919), US industrialist and philanthropist; born in Scotland. After building up a fortune in the steel industry, he retired in 1901 and devoted his wealth to charitable purposes, in particular to libraries, education, and the arts. He established the Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1900.

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