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Nixon

surname, a spelling variant of Nickson, literally "son of (a man named) Nick, English familiar form of Nicholas. Nixonian is from 1959 in reference to the ways and means of U.S. vice president (later president) Richard M. Nixon (1913-1994). Related: Nixonite; Nixonomics.

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Nixon (n.)
vice president under Eisenhower and 37th President of the United States; resigned after the Watergate scandal in 1974 (1913-1994);
Synonyms: Richard Nixon / Richard M. Nixon / Richard Milhous Nixon / President Nixon
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