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  • n. Plural form of foremother.


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  • Shani Robin, 26, a legal advocate at the Center County Women's Resource Center, said she considers the women portrayed to be "foremothers" and thought the performance was

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  • Dear Eugene: As to my "foremothers" remark, I am not ignorant but merely guilty of wishful thinking.


  • Although this may have been a serious omission, there were no "foremothers" at either the signing of the Declaration of Independence or the Constitutional Convention. -

  • After all, it took almost 150 years for our forefathers and foremothers to upend their rulers and discover that democracy could spring forth on our soil.

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  • We wanted nothing more than to have our voices heard, and we understood that this was a right as well as a privilege, and our forefathers and foremothers had fought like hell to get it.

    Beth Arnold: Letter From Paris: Shame on Anyone Who Doesn't Vote!

  • Not that our pioneering foremothers were not bad-ass... have you seen Meek's Cutoff?

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  • It's man's version of the pantyhose debate, the choice our foremothers fretted over before Spanx.

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  • On her Facebook page, commemorating the 90th anniversary of women's suffrage, she honors our "feminist foremothers who struggled and sacrificed" and places a call to arms for women leaders: "ladies, let's lead."

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  • A new genetic analysis suggests that thoroughbred foremothers hailed from Ireland and Britain.

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  • Along with the many out-of-date bibliographies and childhood reading memoirs by the foremothers (don't worry, I'm keeping those) are lots of coffee table books devoted to the work of Rackham, Nielsen and Dulac, all published in the 70's and designed with the same disco-deco look of this here Bette Midler record.

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