Definition of 'elder statesman'
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The estate claimed damages for various posthumous insults to the elder statesman 's reputation. NOTHING TO WEAR AND NOWHERE TO HIDE: A COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES (1994)Not for him the lingering death of an elder statesman, waiting in desperation for the telephone to ring, for someone to remember. THE TOUCH OF INNOCENTS (1994)
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