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[tuhb-muh n] /ˈtʌb mən/
Harriet (Araminta) 1820?–1913, U.S. abolitionist: escaped slave and leader of the Underground Railroad; served as a Union scout during Civil War.
William Vacanarat Shadrach
[vuh-kan-uh-rat] /vəˈkæn əˌræt/ (Show IPA),
1895–1971, president of Liberia 1944–71. Unabridged
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  • Greatest of all the heroines of anti-slavery was harriet tubman.

    Women of Achievement Benjamin Brawley
  • Of such mould was harriet tubman, philanthropist and patriot, bravest and noblest of all the heroines of freedom.

    Women of Achievement Benjamin Brawley
  • She married again, so that she is sometimes referred to as harriet tubman Davis.

    Women of Achievement Benjamin Brawley
  • harriet tubman was one of the most energetic of these slave conductors and brought away several thousand slaves.

    The Negro W.E.B. Du Bois
  • And so her people came to call harriet tubman the Moses of the black race.

    A Man's Value to Society Newell Dwight Hillis
  • harriet tubman was truly a great character and her life is an interesting chapter in the history of this country.

British Dictionary definitions for harriet tubman


William Vacanarat Shadrach (vəˈkænəˌræt ˈʃædræk). 1895–1971, Liberian statesman; president of Liberia (1944–71)
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