from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Zaharias, Mildred Ella Didrikson Known as "Babe.” 1914-1956. American athlete who excelled in basketball, baseball, and track, winning two gold medals at the 1932 Summer Olympics. She later took up golf and won the U.S. (1946) and British (1947) amateur titles and the U.S. Open (1948, 1950, and 1954).
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- n. outstanding United States athlete (1914-1956)
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