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

  • Seaman, Elizabeth Cochrane Pen name Nelly Bly (blī) 1864?-1922. American journalist known for her muckraking articles in the New York World, particularly an exposé on conditions in mental institutions. She also wrote an account of her 72-day journey around the world.


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