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Schreiner

[ shrahy-ner ]
/ ˈʃraɪ nər /
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noun

Olive "Ralph Iron", c1862–1920, English author and feminist.

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Schreiner
/ (ˈʃraɪnə) /

noun

Olive (Emilie Albertina). 1855–1920, South African novelist and feminist writer, whose works include the autobiographical The Story of an African Farm (1883) and Women and Labour (1911)
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