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Faneuil, Peter

Syllabification: Fan·euil, Peter
Pronunciation: /ˈfanyəl, ˈfanl
 
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Definition of Faneuil, Peter in English:

( 1700–43), US merchant. He donated the building known as Faneuil Hall to the city of Boston in 1742.

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