|Definition||:||from the name of the brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald, who founded the first McDonald’s|
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What does McDonalds mean?
McDonald’s (McD) is a global fast food restaurant chain headquartered in the United States. The corporation was founded by businessman Ray Kroc in 1955 after he purchased the rights to a small hamburger chain operated by the eponymous Richard McDonald [Dick McDonald] and Maurice McDonald [Mac McDonald]. The name “McDonalds” is from the name of the brothers Richard and Maurice McDonald, who founded the first McDonald’s.