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

  • Masaryk, Tomáš Garrigue 1850-1937. Czechoslovakian politician who served as the first president of independent Czechoslovakia (1918-1935). His son Jan Garrigue Masaryk (1886-1948) was the foreign minister of the provisional government in London (1940-1945) and the restored government in Prague (1945-1948).

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  • In 1891 they openly attacked the Triple Alliance, and in 1892 Dr. Menger called Masaryk a traitor for his outspoken defence of the right of Bohemia to independence.

    Independent Bohemia An Account of the Czecho-Slovak Struggle for Liberty

  • The Automotodrom Brno - also known as the Masaryk Ring in the Czech Republic - can claim over

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  • Mr. Havel's is the first full state funeral not associated with the communist regime since the 1937 funeral of Tomas Garrigue Masaryk, the first president of Czechoslovakia that emerged after World War I.

    World Leaders Gather to Mourn Vaclav Havel

  • Some of Thor's existing properties are located in tony shopping districts like Masaryk Street in Mexico City and Robertson Boulevard in Los Angeles.

    U.S. Investor to Buy Burlington Arcade

  • Ha-Shiloah 43 (1925): 76 – 87; “President-Philosopher,” on Masaryk.

    Havvah Shapiro.

  • In 1918, after America had pledged its support for Czech independence, Masaryk spoke to a crowd in Chicago that was estimated to be over 100,000.

    Speech in Prague

  • "Our business is off 90%," says Filberto Hernandez, manager of Mr. Sushi, a popular lunch place on the tony Masaryk avenue.

    In Mexico, Virus Adds to Effects of Global Slump

  • Jan Masaryk, the pro-Western foreign minister, fell - or was pushed - to his death from his office window in Prague.

    The Plan And The Man

  • When Weierstrass got seriously ill, Masaryk suggested that Husserl go back to Vienna, to study philosophy with Franz Brentano, the author of Psychology from an Empirical Standpoint (1874).

    Edmund Husserl

  • Ivan Medek, who at one time was my chief of staff, always tried to ease my mind by pointing out that the first president of Czechoslovakia, Tomás Masaryk, had in fact said the same thing all his life.

    Václav vs. Václav

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