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Laurens

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Noun

1. henry laurens, laurens

leader of the American Revolution and president of the Continental Congress (1724-1792)

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Laurens

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American Revolutionary leader. A member (1777-1780) and president (1777-1778) of the Continental Congress, he was captured by the British while en route to Holland to obtain aid for the colonists (1780). After his release he helped negotiate the Treaty of Paris (1782-1784).

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