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 (klĕm′ən-sō′, klĕ-mäN-), Georges 1841-1929.
French politician who served as prime minister (1906-1909 and 1917-1920) and played a key role in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles (1919).
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Clemenceau

(French klemɑ̃so)
n
(Biography) Georges Eugène Benjamin (ʒɔrʒ œʒɛn bɛ̃ʒamɛ̃). 1841–1929, French statesman; prime minister of France (1906–09; 1917–20); negotiated the Treaty of Versailles (1919)
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Cle•men•ceau

(ˌklɛm ənˈsoʊ; Fr. klɛ mɑ̃ˈsoʊ)

n.
Georges Eugène Benjamin, 1841–1929, French premier 1906–09, 1917–20.
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I cannot speak like Clemenceau and Deroulede, for their words are like echoes of their pistols.
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To paraphrase what the famous French politician Georges Clemenceau once said: 'War is too serious a business to be left to generals'.
Summary: Labor Minister Mohammad Kabbara was admitted to the intensive care unit at Beirut's Clemenceau Hospital Wednesday, a source close to the minister said.
The Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) on Wednesday announced plans to establish the first hospital - the Clemenceau Medical Centre - in its Phase 2 expansion in Al Jadaf, Dubai, and the third general hospital for the free zone, expanding its range of specialised care.
THE OBSERVATION "it is harder to make peace than war" was, as one might expect of someone so witty, that of Georges Clemenceau, prime minister of France at the end of the First World War and during the peace conference that followed.
The arrival of the Clemenceau, once the pride of the French Navy, prompted campaigners to call it a "ticking toxic timebomb".
This case could revive the debate on the recycling of ships at EU level, and could even launch a saga comparable to that of the aircraft carrier Clemenceau which, in 2003-2004 after a long voyage to India, was eventually sent back to France.
"It was a difficult situation because of the location of the fire but our guys dealt with the situation using the training they have been given." The fire was on the former French naval vessel, the Clemenceau, one of a number of so-called 'ghost ships' waiting to be dismantled by Able UK and its toxic contents sent for burial.