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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Stowe, Harriet (Elizabeth) Beecher 1811-1896. American writer whose antislavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) had great political influence and advanced the cause of abolition.

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  • n. United States writer of a novel about slavery that advanced the abolitionists' cause (1811-1896)

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