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Tea'pot Dome'



U.S. Hist.
a federal oil reserve in Wyoming, leased to private producer Harry F. Sinclair by Secretary of the Interior Albert B. Fall in 1922, leading to a major government scandal and the tarnishing of the reputation of President Warren G. Harding's administration (1921–23).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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