Definition of Hay, John Milton in US English:

Hay, John Milton

proper noun

  • (1838–1905), US diplomat and writer. He was US ambassador to Great Britain 1897–98, and then, as US secretary of state 1898–1905, he negotiated the Hay–Pauncefote Treaty (1901), which made possible the construction of the Panama Canal.

Pronunciation

Hay, John Milton

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