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Ba·den-Pow·ell(bād′n-pō′əl), Robert Stephenson Smyth First Baron Baden-Powell. 1857-1941.
British general who founded the Boy Scouts (1908) and with his sister Agnes (1858-1945) the Girl Guides (1910).
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(Biography) Robert Stephenson Smyth (smɪθ, smaɪθ), 1st Baron Baden-Powell. 1857–1941, British general, noted for his defence of Mafeking (1899–1900) in the Boer War; founder of the Boy Scouts (1908) and (with his sister Agnes) the Girl Guides (1910)
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Ba•den-Pow•ell(ˈbeɪd nˈpoʊ əl)
Robert Stephenson Smyth (smaɪθ) 1st Baron, 1857–1941, British general: founded the Boy Scouts and, with his sister Lady Agnes, the Girl Guides.
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