/ach"euh seuhn/, n.
1. Dean (Gooderham) /good"euhr ham', -euhm/, 1893-1971, U.S. statesman: Secretary of State 1949-53.
2. Edward Goodrich /good"rich/, 1856-1931, U.S. chemist.

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(as used in expressions)
Acheson Dean Gooderham
Acheson Edward Goodrich
Wallace William Roy DeWitt and Lila Acheson
Lila Bell Acheson

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