(1858-1928) a famous member of the British suffragettes, who fought for women's rights, especially the vote, in Britian. She was put in prison many times for her actions. Her daughters, Christobel and Sylvia, were also suffragettes and worked for the rights of poor women.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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