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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of eastern Alabama east of Montgomery. It is the seat of Tuskegee University (originally the Tuskegee Institute), founded by Booker T. Washington in 1881.

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  • proper noun A city in southwestern Alabama in the United States.
  • proper noun An unethical experiment on humans. (A reference to the notorious Tuskegee Syphilis Study, a landmark event in medical research ethics and law.)

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  • noun a town in eastern Alabama

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Examples

  • THE TUSKEGEE NORMAL AND INDUSTRIAL INSTITUTE, at Tuskegee, Alabama, is one of the most uniquely interesting institutions in America.

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  • Herbert Carter was among the original 33 Tuskegee pilots, though the term "Tuskegee Airmen" also referred to the thousands of navigators, instructors, nurses, parachute packers and others -- both military and civilian -- who kept the unit humming.

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  • Born Rosa Louise McCauley in Tuskegee, Alabama, this unlikely woman was to become the icon of the Civil Rights movement.

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  • African-American pursuit squadron based in Tuskegee, Ala., whose members became the heroes of the skies over Germany during World War II -- despite the best efforts of the U.S. military to prevent that from happening.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • McIlwain's story was less about his time in Tuskegee as it was about the struggles with racism that he and the other pilots experienced throughout their young adult lives in the military.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • These men were called the Tuskegee Airmen, now known in America as "The Red Tails" for the brash colors they displayed on the aircraft they flew.

    Ravi Chaudhary: Celebrating the Spirit of the Red Tails With My Fellow Service Members

  • "Deception was the key here as it had been in Tuskegee," wrote Reverby, who described the experiment in detail in a 29-page paper that will be published in January in the Journal of Policy History.

    U.S. apologizes for newly revealed syphilis experiments done in Guatemala

  • These men were called the Tuskegee Airmen, now known in America as "The Red Tails" for the brash colors they displayed on the aircraft they flew.

    Ravi Chaudhary: Celebrating the Spirit of the Red Tails With My Fellow Service Members

  • Ms. Reverby said she came across the experiment while conducting research on a famous 40-year study in Tuskegee, Ala., in which researchers studied — but refrained from treating — African-American men who had syphilis.

    U.S. Apologizes to Guatemala for Syphilis Study

  • African-American pursuit squadron based in Tuskegee, Ala., whose members became the heroes of the skies over Germany during World War II -- despite the best efforts of the U.S. military to prevent that from happening.

    Heroes or Villains?

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