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Roosevelt

the presidential family in America originally bore the name Van Roosevelt, "of the field of roses," descriptive of their estates in Holland. Claes Martenszen Van Rosenvelt, emigrated to New Amsterdam 1649. His son (1653) and all his descendants dropped the "Van." Related: Rooseveltian.

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Definitions of Roosevelt

Roosevelt (n.)
32nd President of the United States; elected four times; instituted New Deal to counter the Great Depression and led country during World War II (1882-1945);
Synonyms: Franklin Roosevelt / Franklin Delano Roosevelt / F. D. Roosevelt / President Roosevelt / President Franklin Roosevelt / fdr
Roosevelt (n.)
wife of Franklin Roosevelt and a strong advocate of human rights (1884-1962);
Synonyms: Eleanor Roosevelt / Anna Eleanor Roosevelt
Roosevelt (n.)
26th President of the United States; hero of the Spanish-American War; Panama Canal was built during his administration; "Theodore Roosevelt said `Speak softly but carry a big stick'" (1858-1919);
Synonyms: Theodore Roosevelt / President Roosevelt / President Theodore Roosevelt
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