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

  • Macdonald, Sir John Alexander 1815-1891. Canadian politician and the first prime minister of the Dominion of Canada (1867-1873 and 1878-1891). He is considered the organizer of the Canadian confederation, established in 1867.

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  • proper n. A surname.

Etymologies

A spelling variant of MacDonald, from Scottish Gaelic Mac Dhòmhnaill, equivalent to "son of Donald". (Wiktionary)

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