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Hancock, Winfield Scott

Syllabification: Han·cock, Winfield Scott
Pronunciation: /ˈhanˌkäk
 
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Definition of Hancock, Winfield Scott in English:

( 1824–86), US army officer. A Union general, he was noted for his defense of Cemetery Ridge at the Battle of Gettysburg 1863. He was the 1880 Democratic presidential candidate, narrowly losing to James Garfield.

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