Definition of 'carpetbagger'
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He had come to Washington, not as a common carpetbagger, but a man well known and, in financial circles, respected. THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMEN (2001)I don't know what a carpetbagger is, but it didn't sound right. THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMEN (2001)
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