Harriet Tubman


Harriet Tubman
noun
United States abolitionist born a slave on a plantation in Maryland and became a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad leading other slaves to freedom in the North (1820-1913)
Syn: ↑Tubman
Instance Hypernyms: ↑abolitionist, ↑emancipationist

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Harriet Tubman [Harriet Tubman]
(1821–1913) a US woman who was born a slave but escaped in 1849 and became active in the campaign to free slaves. She was given the ↑nickname Moses because she helped more than 300 slaves to escape by the ↑Underground Railroad. She also worked as a ↑spy for the US Army during the Civil War.
See also abolitionism

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Harriet Tubman — ➡ Tubman * * * …   Universalium

  • Harriet Tubman — (1821 1913) black antislavery activist who helped slaves escape to the North via the Underground Railroad, spy for the Northern army during the Civil War …   English contemporary dictionary

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