Fraser


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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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It was enough to drive a woman out of her wits, tied there, and her very dress spotted with him, but she never wanted courage, did Miss Mary Fraser of Adelaide and Lady Brackenstall of Abbey Grange hasn't learned new ways.
A reference to the passenger list showed that Miss Fraser, of Adelaide, with her maid had made the voyage in her.
Fraser, the tutor, died however, and the school which had begun well sank from disrepute into infamy.
If Willy Fraser had had as much spunk as Peter, Miss Cecily King mightn't be so low spirited," quoth Dan, significantly.
He often expressed his uneasiness on this head, feared the sameness of every day's society and employments would disgust her with the place, wished the Lady Frasers had been in the country, talked every now and then of having a large party to dinner, and once or twice began even to calculate the number of young dancing people in the neighbourhood.
Sanpower-owned Nanjing Xinjiekou Department Store is selling a majority 51 per cent stake in House of Fraser - owners of iconic Deansgate store Kendals - to Chinese tourism group Wuji Wenhua.
Sanpower-owned group Nanjing Xinjiekou Department Store is selling a majority 51% stake in House of Fraser to Chinese tourism group Wuji Wenhua.
But they show clearly that none of our fifteen prime ministers since 1945 has moved in the stratospheric premier league that Fraser occupied during the war years.
Fraser charged with the attempted murder of his wife and bailed.
Heartbroken wife and mother Anna-Louise, 39, has spoken of how the pair will "live on" after Fraser saved four people's lives through organ donation and will transform the lives of others by donating his corneas, while Stuart donated tissue.
Fraser calls the charge baseless, but as the Legislature ponders reforms to increase transparency and reduce conflicts of interests among its members, Fraser faces new questions about whether that private investment and others impact his public duties.
On November 22, 1942, Fraser was sent to attack a flotilla of three Italian light cruisers off the toe of Italy.