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

  • Gompers, Samuel 1850-1924. British-born American labor leader who as president of the American Federation of Labor (1886-1924, except 1895) won higher wages, shorter hours, and greater freedom for union members.

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  • n. United States labor leader (born in England) who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1886 to 1924 (1850-1924)

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