(1858-1938) US politician and diplomat. He was instrumental in obtaining the presidential nomination for Woodrow Wilson 1912 and later served as Wilson's closest adviser. During World War I 1914–1918, House served as US liaison with Great Britain and was an important behind-the-scenes participant in the 1919 Versailles Peace Conference.
Born in Houston, Texas, US, House attended Cornell University and, after working for many years on his family's holdings, became active in state Democratic politics. As personal adviser to a succession of Texas governors 1892–1904, he was awarded the honorary title of colonel.
ETYM Old Eng. hous, hus, as. hus.
1. A dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families.
2. A building in which something is sheltered or located.
3. An official assembly having legislative powers.
4. Aristocratic family line.
5. Play in which children take the roles of father or mother or children and pretend to interact like adults.
6. The audience gathered together in a theatre or cinema.
7. The members of a religious community living together.
Village in New Mexico (USA); zip code 88121.
Sinonimi: put up
1. To contain or cover
2. To provide housing for; SYN. put up.