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Williams, Roger

Syllabification: Wil·liams, Roger
Pronunciation: /ˈwilyəmz
 
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Definition of Williams, Roger in English:

( Circa 1603–83), American clergyman; born in England. Banished from Massachusetts in 1635, he founded the colony of Rhode Island and, within it, the settlement of Providence in 1636 as a refuge from political and religious persecution. He served as Rhode Island’s president 1654–57.

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