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[chiz-uh m] /ˈtʃɪz əm/
Shirley (Anita St. Hill) 1924–2005, U.S. politician: congresswoman 1969–83; first black woman elected to the House of Representatives. Unabridged
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  • Then she got up, smiling, and advanced to meet Chisholm and Flora, who came up the garden path.

    Wyndham's Pal Harold Bindloss
  • In Chisholm the first element may mean pebble; cf. Chesil Beach.

    The Romance of Names Ernest Weekley
  • He was rather angry with young Chisholm, because he was persuaded Wyndham had not seen the buoy.

    Wyndham's Pal Harold Bindloss
  • For some seconds Borlasse is silent, pondering upon what Chisholm has said.

    The Death Shot Mayne Reid
  • Here Quincy told the arrangement that he had made with young Chisholm, and gave him the password.

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