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Sew·ard

 (so͞o′ərd), William Henry 1801-1872.
American politician who as US secretary of state (1861-1869) arranged the purchase of Alaska from Russia (1867), a transaction that critics called "Seward's Folly."

Seward

(ˈsjuːəd)
n
(Biography) William Henry. 1801–72, US statesman; secretary of state (1861–69). He was a leading opponent of slavery and was responsible for the purchase of Alaska (1867)

Sew•ard

(ˈsu ərd)

n.
William Henry, 1801–72, U.S. Secretary of State 1861–69.
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