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DOROTHEA DIX

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DOROTHEA DIX (noun)
  The noun DOROTHEA DIX has 1 sense:

1. United States social reformer who pioneered in the reform of prisons and in the treatment of the mentally ill; superintended women army nurses during the American Civil War (1802-1887)

  Familiarity information: DOROTHEA DIX used as a noun is very rare.


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DOROTHEA DIX (noun)


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Meaning:

United States social reformer who pioneered in the reform of prisons and in the treatment of the mentally ill; superintended women army nurses during the American Civil War (1802-1887)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Dix; Dorothea Dix; Dorothea Lynde Dix

Instance hypernyms:

crusader; meliorist; reformer; reformist; social reformer (a disputant who advocates reform)


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