Diefenbaker


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Die·fen·ba·ker

 (dē′fən-bā′kər), John George 1895-1979.
Canadian politician who served as prime minister (1957-1963).
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Diefenbaker

(ˈdiːfənˌbeɪkə)
n
(Biography) John George. 1895–1979, Canadian Conservative statesman; prime minister of Canada (1957–63)
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