Founding Father

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a member of the Constitutional Convention that drafted the United States Constitution in 1787

a person who founds or establishes some institution

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On this occasion we pay homage to the founding fathers and to all those laid down their lives and suffered grievously for the cause of an independent homeland .
We will stay the course laid down by our founding fathers and continue to deepen the Spirit of the Union, whose announcement was motivated by the aspirations of our people for a system that unifies and mobilises efforts and unleashes energies through federal institutions that play their role in an integral method with local governments and in complete coordination with all other sectors.
We are commemorating the creation of a dream that our founding fathers courageously turned into reality.
Forefathers & Founding Fathers is a chronicle that every American should know, and yet, almost none do.
The Founding Fathers display begins with Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Ruler of Abu Dhabi and 'Father of the Nation', and gives visitors a chance to view personal objects including his cane, prayer beads, sunglasses, wrist watch, and a pocket watch.
During the 251st session on Friday, tributes were paid to the founding fathers of Senate and the Upper House also adopted a resolution unanimously, expressing resolve to continue struggle for enhancement of its role and powers in order to make Pakistan a true federation as envisaged by the Constitution of 1973.
The Founding Fathers used the definition of natural born citizen from Emmerich de Vattel's Law of Nations.
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Abidjan: In a moving speech, which sums up his 10 years service to the African Development Bank (AfDB), as President, Donald Kaberuka gave glowing tributes to the founding fathers and staff of the organization in its 50 years.
The four founding fathers are believed to be Jack Hughes, William H Price, George Matthews and William H Scattergood.
I also am very fond of the US founding fathers but we cannot deny that the US is no longer a great country.
Sir Bob championed the cause of Charles William Alcock, who was born in Sunderland and is considered to be one of the founding fathers of modern-day football.
This timely monograph on American democracy and its founding principles examines the conflicting ideal of the Founding Fathers, and explores the battle between structural checks and balances and the rights and will of the people in American politics.
Founding Fathers Beer, a Minnesota-based contract brewer, has launched a new lager beer in Minnesota and North Dakota.
For the Founding Fathers, religious freedom was at the very core of being American.