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 (də-lā′nē), Martin Robinson 1812-1885.
American physician and social reformer who founded and edited the North Star (1847-1849) with Frederick Douglass.
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(dəˈleɪ ni)

Martin Robinson, 1812–85, U.S. physician and army officer: leader of black nationalist movement.
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