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English noun: Founding Father

1. Founding Father (person) a member of the Constitutional Convention that drafted the United States Constitution in 1787

Broader (hypernym)national leader, solon, statesman

Member meronymConstitutional Convention

2. founding father (person) a person who founds or establishes some institution

SamplesGeorge Washington is the father of his country.

Synonymsbeginner, father, founder

Broader (hypernym)conceiver, mastermind, originator

Narrower (hyponym)cofounder, coloniser, colonizer, foundress

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