Definition of Smith, Ian in English:

Smith, Ian

proper noun

  • (1919–2007), Rhodesian statesman; prime minister 1964–79; full name Ian Douglas Smith. In 1965 he issued a unilateral declaration of independence (UDI) from Britain because he would not agree to black majority rule. He eventually resigned in 1979.

Pronunciation:

Smith, Ian

/smɪθ/