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Meaning of ABOLITIONIST

Pronunciation:  `abu'lishunist

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a reformer who favors abolishing slavery
 

ABOLITIONIST is a 12 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: emancipationist
 
 See Also: Arthur Tappan, Beecher, Brown, crusader, Douglass, Frederick Douglass, Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe, Harriet Tubman, Henry Ward Beecher, John Brown, meliorist, reformer, reformist, Sojourner Truth, Stowe, Tappan, Theodore Dwight Weld, Truth, Tubman, Weld, William Lloyd Garrison

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ab`o*li"tion*ist\, n.
A person who favors the abolition of any institution,
especially negro slavery.

 

 

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