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Roosevelt,

uninc. residential town (1990 pop. 15,030), Nassau co., SE N.Y., on Long Island. A large retail business exists in Roosevelt, and the town has become the county's busiest economic area.

Roosevelt,

river, c.400 mi (640 km) long, NW Brazil. It was called the Rio da Dúvida [River of Doubt] until it was explored by Theodore Roosevelt in 1913. Renamed in his honor, it is occasionally called Rio Teodoro.

Roosevelt

1. (Anna) Eleanor. 1884--1962, US writer, diplomat, and advocate of liberal causes: delegate to the United Nations (1945--52)
2. her husband, Franklin Delano , known as FDR. 1882--1945, 32nd president of the US (1933--45); elected four times. He instituted major reforms (the New Deal) to counter the economic crisis of the 1930s and was a forceful leader during World War II
3. Theodore. 1858--1919, 26th president of the US (1901--09). A proponent of extending military power, he won for the US the right to build the Panama Canal (1903). He won the Nobel peace prize (1906), for mediating in the Russo-Japanese war
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