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With·er·spoon(wĭth′ər-spo͞on′), John 1723-1794.
British-born American cleric, educator, and Revolutionary leader. A signer of the Declaration of Independence, he was president (1768-1794) of the college that became Princeton University.
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John, 1723–94, U.S. theologian and statesman, born in Scotland.
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|Noun||1.||Witherspoon - American Revolutionary leader and educator (born in Scotland) who signed of the Declaration of Independence and was president of the college that became Princeton University (1723-1794)|
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