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Emmeline Goulden Pankhurst

Pank·hurst

 (păngk′hûrst′), Emmeline Goulden 1858-1928.
British suffrage leader who advocated militancy and violence in order to gain public recognition. With her daughter Christabel Pankhurst (1880-1958) she founded (1903) the Women's Social and Political Union, whose motto was "Deeds, not Words." Another daughter, (Estelle) Sylvia Pankhurst (1882-1960), was a suffragette and political activist.

Pankhurst

(ˈpæŋkhɜːst)
n
1. (Biography) Dame Christabel. 1880–1958, English suffragette
2. (Biography) her mother, Emmeline. 1858–1928, English suffragette leader, who founded the militant Women's Social and Political Union (1903)
3. (Biography) Sylvia, daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst. 1882–1960, English suffragette and pacifist

Pank•hurst

(ˈpæŋk hɜrst)

n.
Emmeline (Goulden), 1858–1928, English suffragist leader.