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ˈwɔ tərˌgeɪt, ˈwɒt ər-Wa·ter·gate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Watergate, Watergate scandalnoun

    a political scandal involving abuse of power and bribery and obstruction of justice; led to the resignation of Richard Nixon in 1974

Wiktionary

  1. Watergatenoun

    An American political scandal (beginning with a burglary in the Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC in 1972) that eventually led to resignation of US President Richard Nixon.

    Etymology: From the name of the Watergate Hotel

  2. watergatenoun

    a gate opening onto water, or only or mainly accessible by water.

    Etymology: From the name of the Watergate Hotel

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Watergate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Watergate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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  1. Leon Jaworski:

    From Watergate we learned what generations before us have known our Constitution works. And during Watergate years it was interpreted again so as to reaffirm that no one - absolutely no one - is above the law.

  2. Kate Andersen:

    Pat Nixon is the most recent example I can think of of a first lady who compares at all to Melania Trump, as Watergate raged on, Pat Nixon spent lots of time sequestered in her room alone in the Residence. Butlers brought her breakfast and often she would only drink the coffee. People around her grew concerned about her health because it was obvious that Watergate was taking a toll and she was losing weight.

  3. Archibald Cox:

    Watergate showed more strengths in our system than weaknesses... The whole country did take part in quite a genuine sense in passing judgment on Richard Nixon.

  4. Filmmaker Spike Lee:

    It has to be, this is like some Watergate stuff.

  5. Sam James Ervin, Jr.:

    I used to think that the Civil War was our country's greatest tragedy, but I do remember that there were some redeeming features in the Civil War in that there was some spirit of sacrifice and heroism displayed on both sides. I see no redeeming features in Watergate.

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