Definitions

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

  • n. One that makes peace, especially by settling disputes.

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  • n. A person who restores peace, especially by settling disputes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who makes peace by reconciling parties that are at variance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who makes peace, as by reconciling parties that are at variance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who tries to bring peace
  • n. a belt-fed machine gun capable of firing more than 500 rounds per minute; used by United States troops in World War II and the Korean War

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Examples

  • Gilani won a unanimous vote of confidence in parliament when he became prime minister nearly four years ago, and has been known as a peacemaker even among the ruling Pakistan People's party's most bitter enemies.

    Pakistani prime minister faces supreme court accused of contempt

  • Gilani won a unanimous vote of confidence in parliament when he became prime minister nearly four years ago, and has been known as a peacemaker even among the ruling Pakistan People's Party's most bitter enemies.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Reporting from El Cajon -- In this mobile home park full of boys darting around on scooters, Ryan Carter was known as the peacemaker.

    News - latimes.com

  • The so-called peacemaker who came here to tame my son and me.

    DRAGON GAMES

  • He wants to be known as a peacemaker as well -- Tony.

    CNN Transcript Nov 28, 2007

  • GRACE: A 20-year-old college student chasing the all-American dream, and he finally got it, a four-year scholarship, football scholarship, and he was a star on the field and in the classroom, known as the peacemaker amongst all of his friends, the good guy, the good boy, until he lost his life in a hail of bullets.

    CNN Transcript Jan 5, 2007

  • And it would be quite a coup to end his presidency known as a peacemaker who has succeed where so many presidents gone before him have failed.

    CNN Transcript Nov 26, 2007

  • The peacemaker was the last woman in Orchard Glen to be chosen for such a task, and yet a real peacemaker Joanna proved herself.

    In Orchard Glen

  • He was known as a peacemaker, and no one ever questioned the old man's honesty and his inflexible purpose to do right.

    The story of my life, or, More than a half century as I have lived it and seen it lived,

  • Edward VII was called a peacemaker, and everybody admired him for it.

    All for a Scrap of Paper A Romance of the Present War

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