Definition of Evers, Medgar in US English:

Evers, Medgar

proper noun

  • (1925–63), US civil rights leader; full name Medgar Wiley Evers. He was Mississippi field secretary of the NAACP from 1954; his assassination was a factor in President Kennedy's call for new, comprehensive civil rights legislation.

Pronunciation

Evers, Medgar

/ˈevərz/