Roosevelt: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (rō'zu-velt", -vult, rōz'velt, -vult spelling pron. r&oomacr'zu-velt"), [key]
  1. 1884–1962, U.S. diplomat, author, and lecturer (wife of Franklin Delano Roosevelt).
  2. (“FDR”), 1882–1945, 32nd president of the U.S. 1933–45.
  3. (Teddy, “T.R.”), 1858–1919, 26th president of the U.S. 1901–09: Nobel peace prize 1906.
  4. Formerly,a river flowing N from W Brazil to the Madeira River. ab. 400 mi. (645 km) long.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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