from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Verwoerd, Hendrik Frensch 1901-1966. South African politician who as prime minister (1958-1966) pursued a policy of apartheid and removed South Africa from the British Commonwealth (1961). He was assassinated in Cape Town.
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- n. South African statesman who instituted the policy of apartheid (1901-1966)
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