Chisholm

[chiz-uh m]
noun
  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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Contemporary Examples of chisholm

  • “I spend about 20 minutes in front of each one until the police show up,” Chisholm explains.

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    The Hipster Fred Phelps

    Mary Emily O’Hara

    December 8, 2013

  • “The bible says Jacob have I loved, Esau have I hated,” says Chisholm.

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    The Hipster Fred Phelps

    Mary Emily O’Hara

    December 8, 2013

  • Raised in the poverty-stricken Foster neighborhood in Portland, Chisholm started street preaching at age 19.

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    The Hipster Fred Phelps

    Mary Emily O’Hara

    December 8, 2013

  • “It was a string of them and so that was their concern, that they were being specifically targeted,” Chisholm said.

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    Sikhs On Alert Before Shooting

    Matthew DeLuca

    August 6, 2012

  • So he called Chisholm and state representative Josh Zepnick and asked them to come talk to his congregation.

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    Matthew DeLuca

    August 6, 2012

Historical Examples of chisholm

  • What Mrs. Chisholm described to Mrs. Stowe as the secret of her success, applies to all life.

    Self-Help

    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