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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.
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(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)
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
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a river in SW Canada, flowing S through British Columbia to the Pacific. 695 mi. (1119 km) long.
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