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

  • Bridges, Harry 1901-1990. American labor leader. He organized the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union (ILWU) and served as its president for 40 years.
  • Bridges, Robert Seymour 1844-1930. British poet and essayist who was appointed poet laureate in 1913. He is best known for his philosophical poem The Testament of Beauty (1929).

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  • n. United States labor leader who organized the longshoremen (1901-1990)


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