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Stowe

[stoh] /stoʊ/
noun
1.
Harriet (Elizabeth) Beecher, 1811–96, U.S. abolitionist and novelist.
2.
a town in N Vermont: ski resort.
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Stowe1

/stəʊ/
noun
1.
a mansion near Buckingham in N Buckinghamshire: built and decorated in the 17th and 18th centuries by Vanbrugh, Robert Adam, Grinling Gibbons, and William Kent; formerly the seat of the Dukes of Buckingham; fine landscaped gardens: now occupied by a public school

Stowe2

/stəʊ/
noun
1.
Harriet Elizabeth Beecher. 1811–96, US writer, whose bestselling novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) contributed to the antislavery cause
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