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Tubman, Harriet

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishTubman, HarrietHarriet TubmanTub‧man, Har‧riet /ˈtʌbmən, ˈhæriət/  (?1820–1913) a US slave who escaped to the northern US (where slavery was not allowed) and became an important member of the underground railroad, a system for helping slaves who were trying to escape. She also worked for the army of the North in the civil war.
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