Great Society: Meaning and Definition of

Great' Soci'ety

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the goal of the Democratic party under the leadership of President Lyndon B. Johnson, chiefly to enact domestic programs to improve education, provide medical care for the aged, and eliminate poverty. Cf. Fair Deal, New Deal, New Frontier.
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