Definition of Hancock, Winfield Scott in US English:

Hancock, Winfield Scott

proper noun

  • (1824–86), US army officer. A Union general, he was noted for his defense of Cemetery Ridge at the Battle of Gettysburg 1863. He was the 1880 Democratic presidential candidate, narrowly losing to James Garfield.

Pronunciation

Hancock, Winfield Scott

/ˈhanˌkäk/