Girl Scouts

noun
an organization of young women and girls founded in 1912 for character development and citizenship training
Hypernyms: ↑organization, ↑organisation
Member Meronyms: ↑Girl Scout

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Girl Scouts,
an organization for girls that seeks to develop health, character, community participation, and skills in managing a home. It was formed as Girl Guides in 1912 at Savannah, Georgia, and became Girl Scouts the next year.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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