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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Clemenceau, Georges 1841-1929. French politician who served as premier (1906-1909 and 1917-1920) and played a key role in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles (1919).

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  • n. French statesman who played a key role in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles (1841-1929)

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  • The ship, formerly known as the Clemenceau, has joined other 'ghost ships' berthed at Graythorp in Teesside.

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  • As written, the order violates, in different ways, the rights of all four categories; it recalls Clemenceau's famous comment about the Dreyfus case that "military justice is to justice as military music is to music."

    The Military Tribunals on Trial

  • Iris Ryder, a member of the organisation Friends of Hartlepool and a candidate for the Green Party in Europe, claimed the Clemenceau was a

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  • Mr Childs said recycling the metal of the Clemenceau was a positive step, and would help to cut down on damaging mining activity.

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  • The vessel, formerly known as the Clemenceau, has begun its journey from Brest in France, to be broken up and recycled at Graythorp,

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  • The ship, called the Clemenceau, was already partially cleaned in France, but the job was not completed,

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  • Lloyd George: "I want Mozul" Clemenceau: "Ye shall have it, anything else?"

    Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World

  • Clemenceau later became know in the press as "The Tiger."

    Diamonte Hamlett: Grasping for Grandpa's Ghost

  • Looking at photos of Clemenceau today, I can clearly see my mother's face as well as my own.

    Diamonte Hamlett: Grasping for Grandpa's Ghost

  • Daddy Bill told me his grandfather's name was Georges Clemenceau.

    Diamonte Hamlett: Grasping for Grandpa's Ghost

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