Definition of Fulbright, William in English:

Fulbright, William

proper noun

  • (1905–95), American senator; full name James William Fulbright. His name designates grants awarded under the Fulbright Act of 1946, which authorized funds from the sale of surplus war materials overseas to be used to finance exchange programmes of students and teachers between the US and other countries. The scheme was later supported by grants from the US government.

Pronunciation

Fulbright, William

/ˈfʊlbrʌɪt/