Definition of Stevenson, Adlai in US English:

Stevenson, Adlai

proper noun

  • (1900–1965), US statesman and politician; full name Adlai Ewing Stevenson II. A popular supporter of social reform and internationalism, he was governor of Illinois 1949–53 and was the unsuccessful Democratic candidate for the presidency 1952 and 1956. He later served as US ambassador to the United Nations 1961–65.


Stevenson, Adlai