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Goethals, George Washington

Syllabification: Goe·thals, George Washington
Pronunciation: /ˈɡōTHəlz
 
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Definition of Goethals, George Washington in English:

( 1858–1928), US army officer and engineer. As chief engineer and chairman of the Panama Canal Commission 1907, he oversaw construction of the Panama Canal, which was completed in 1914, and then served as the Canal Zone’s governor 1914–17.

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