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 (băn′krôft′, -krŏft′, băng′-), George 1800-1891.
American historian and diplomat whose published works include the ten-volume History of the United States (1834-1874). As secretary of the navy (1845-1846) he established the naval academy at Annapolis.


(ˈbæn krɔft, -krɒft, ˈbæŋ-)

George, 1800–91, U.S. historian and statesman.
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