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Fra·ser

 (frā′zər), Peter 1884-1950.
Scottish-born New Zealand politician who helped found New Zealand's Labor Party (1916), served as prime minister (1940-1949), and was a planner of the United Nations (1945).

Fra·ser

 (frā′zər), Simon 1776?-1862.
American-born Canadian fur trader and explorer who navigated the Fraser River to its mouth (1806-1808) and established trading routes west of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Fraser

(ˈfreɪzə)
n
(Placename) a river in SW Canada, in S central British Columbia, flowing northwest, south, and west through spectacular canyons in the Coast Mountains to the Strait of Georgia. Length: 1370 km (850 miles)

Fraser

(ˈfreɪzə)
n
1. (Biography) (John) Malcolm. born 1930, Australian statesman; prime minister of Australia (1975–83)
2. (Biography) Peter. 1884–1950, New Zealand statesman, born in Scotland; prime minister (1940–49)
3. (Biography) Simon. (1776–1862), Canadian explorer: explored British Columbia and the river which was named after him

Fra•ser

(ˈfreɪ zər)

n.
a river in SW Canada, flowing S through British Columbia to the Pacific. 695 mi. (1119 km) long.
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The book's range is commendably wide with the biographies, including everyone from the raunchy American singer Janis Joplin (1943-1970) to the great Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser (1937 -).
47 At which Olympic Games did Australian swimming champion Dawn Fraser win gold in the 100metres freestyle?
AUSTRALIAN swimming icon Dawn Fraser last night issued an apology after being branded a racist by Nick Kyrgios.
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ON THIS DAY 1962: Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser became the first woman to swim 100m in under one minute when she clocked 59.
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The Australian Dawn Fraser was famous for which sport?
Difyr oedd gweld sut mae'r anhygoel Mark Spitz yn edrych rwan (mae'r mwstash wedi mynd), a do'n i'n gwybod dim am Dawn Fraser, enillodd fedal aur yn y 100m dull rhydd dair gwaith ar l ei gilydd.
The members of the Laureus World Sports Academy present were: Giacomo Agostini, Boris Becker, Sergey Bubka, Nadia Comaneci, Marcel Desailly, Kapil Dev, Mick Doohan, Emerson Fittipaldi, Sean Fitzpatrick, Dawn Fraser, Tanni Grey-Thompson, Tony Hawk, Mike Horn, Miguel Indurain, Kip Keino, Franz Klammer, Edwin Moses, Nawal Al Moutawakel, Robby Naish, Ilie Nastase, Martina Navratilova, Alexey Nemov, Gary Player, Morne du Plessis, Hugo Porta, Steve Redgrave, Monica Seles, Mark Spitz, Daley Thompson, Alberto Tomba, Steve Waugh and Katarina Witt.
The members of the Laureus World Sports Academy present were: Giacomo Agostini, Boris Becker, Sergey Bubka, Nadia Comaneci, Marcel Desailly, Kapil Dev, Mick Doohan, Emerson Fittipaldi, Sean Fitzpatrick, Dawn Fraser, Tanni Grey-Thompson, Tony Hawk, Mike Horn, Miguel Indurain, Kip Keino, Franz Klammer, Edwin Moses, Nawal El Moutawakel, Robby Naish, Ilie Nastase, Martina Navratilova, Alexey Nemov, Gary Player, Morne du Plessis, Hugo Porta, Steve Redgrave, Monica Seles, Mark Spitz, Daley Thompson, Alberto Tomba, Steve Waugh and Katarina Witt.
OFF THE MARK: Dormanstown goal scorers Rhys Whiteside and Liam Waller Pictures by DAWN FRASER BACK OF THE NET: Tollesby goal scorers Liam Healey and Michael Christon
Now it would take only Dawn Fraser, 73, to take the plunge in London for all Australia's dreams to come true at once in the aquatics centre.