Definition of Douglas, William Orville in English:

Douglas, William Orville

proper noun

  • (1898–1980), US Supreme Court associate justice 1939–75. Appointed to the Court by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, he worked to uphold the New Deal programs and was a strong advocate of free speech. He also was noted for defending the environment.

Pronunciation:

Douglas, William Orville

/ˈdəɡləs/