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Randolph

, Edmund Jennings 1753-1813.
American Revolutionary leader and public official. A member of the Constitutional Convention (1787), he later served as US attorney general (1789-1794) and secretary of state (1794-1795).

Randolph

(ˈrændɒlf; -dəlf)
n
1. (Biography) Edmund Jennings, 1753–1813, US politician. He was a member of the convention that framed the US constitution (1787), attorney general (1789–94), and secretary of state (1794–95)
2. (Biography) John, called Randolph of Roanoke. 1773–1833, US politician, noted for his eloquence: in 1820 he opposed the Missouri Compromise that outlawed slavery
3. (Biography) Sir Thomas; 1st Earl of Moray. Died 1332, Scottish soldier: regent after the death of Robert the Bruce (1329)

Ran•dolph

(ˈræn dɒlf, -dəlf)

n.
1. A(sa) Philip, 1889–1979, U.S. labor leader.
2. John, 1773–1833, U.S. statesman and author.
Translations
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In an audacious move hailed as a high-water mark for the community-forest movement, the town of Randolph will, with this single purchase, protect traditional working forest practices and provide a sound future for historic recreational uses as diverse as hiking and hunting, snowmobiling and maple sugaring.