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[chiz-uh m]
  1. ShirleyAnita St. Hill, 1924–2005, U.S. politician: congresswoman 1969–83; first black woman elected to the House of Representatives.
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  • What Mrs. Chisholm described to Mrs. Stowe as the secret of her success, applies to all life.


    Samuel Smiles

  • In Chisholm the first element may mean pebble; cf. Chesil Beach.

    The Romance of Names

    Ernest Weekley

  • When we arrived in Baltimore, Dr. Chisholm received us kindly: but he could do nothing.

    Story of My Life

    Helen Keller

  • He is familiar with its every turn and obstruction, as is also Chisholm.

    The Death Shot

    Mayne Reid

  • For some seconds Borlasse is silent, pondering upon what Chisholm has said.

    The Death Shot

    Mayne Reid