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Major, Sir John

Syllabification: Ma·jor, Sir John
Pronunciation: /ˈmājər
 
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Definition of Major, Sir John in English:

( 1943-), British Conservative statesman; prime minister 1990–97. His premiership saw the negotiations leading to the Maastricht Treaty and progress toward peace in Northern Ireland.

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