Margaret Higgins Sanger


Margaret Higgins Sanger
noun
United States nurse who campaigned for birth control and planned parenthood; she challenged Gregory Pincus to develop a birth control pill (1883-1966)
Syn: ↑Sanger, ↑Margaret Sanger
Instance Hypernyms: ↑nurse

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  • Margaret Sanger — noun United States nurse who campaigned for birth control and planned parenthood; she challenged Gregory Pincus to develop a birth control pill (1883 1966) • Syn: ↑Sanger, ↑Margaret Higgins Sanger • Instance Hypernyms: ↑nurse …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Margaret — /mahr geuh rit, grit/, n. a female given name: from a Greek word meaning pearl. * * * (as used in expressions) Frances Margaret Anderson Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft Atwood Margaret Eleanor Bourke White Margaret Brent Margaret Margaret Tobin… …   Universalium


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