from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Tubman, Harriet 1820?-1913. American abolitionist. Born a slave on a Maryland plantation, she escaped to the North in 1849 and became the most renowned conductor on the Underground Railroad, leading more than 300 slaves to freedom.
- Tubman, William Vacanarat Shadrach 1895-1971. Liberian politician. As president of Liberia (1944-1971) he modernized the country and maintained a close relationship with the United States.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of the two most experienced barristers in the Court of Exchequer. Cf. postman, 2.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A barrister in the Court of Exchequer in England who had a precedence in motions. See postman.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. United States abolitionist born a slave on a plantation in Maryland and became a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad leading other slaves to freedom in the North (1820-1913)
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The nonprofit was formerly known as Tubman Family Alliance TFA.
The story included glowing praise from Rogers and Assistant White House Chef Sam Kass ( "She's a genius, she's a hero, she's a one-woman army") and Zak himself called Tubman "a maestra of the minutiae behind events that play out all over the White House, making sure the right podium is used, that every player is on the same page, that the ticktock of a program runs smoothly."
“I never thought I’d be sitting here waiting for a president who looked like me,” Ms. Willis said, her knees covered by a blanket, as she waited on the bleachers in Tubman Garrett Riverfront Park, next to the Wilmington train station.
Then we were at Paynesville Junction, where we had to turn left at the Shell gas station to connect with the main road to Monrovia, called Tubman Boulevard.
Winston Tubman says the preconditions include a demand for Election Commission Chairman James Fromayan to step down
CDC standard bearer Winston Tubman says police began shooting soon after he and his VP candidate Weah arrived at party headquarters
CDC leader Winston Tubman says the President's pronouncement to focus on young people in her second term is the right call
Her chief opposition, led by former justice minister Winston Tubman, spent the final days of the campaign arguing that she should be tried for crimes against humanity.
"She's a warmonger," Mr. Tubman told the British Broadcasting Corp. hours after she won the Nobel prize on Friday.
Her opponent, former Justice Minister Winston Tubman, refused to participate in the runoff, claiming Liberia's National Election Commission, which conducts the vote, is stacked with his political enemies.
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