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Robinson, Mary

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishRobinson, MaryMary RobinsonRobinson, Mary  (1944–) an Irish politician and lawyer, who was the first woman president of the Republic of Ireland from 1990 to 1997. She was known as a supporter of women's rights, and she supported attempts to make Ireland's laws on divorce less strict. She was also the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights from 1997 to 2002.
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