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Ja·cobs(jā′kəbz), Aletta 1854-1929.
Dutch physician who was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the Netherlands and opened a birth control clinic in Amsterdam in 1882.
Jacobs, Helen Hull 1908-1997.
American tennis player who won the US Open singles title four times (1932-1935) and the Wimbledon singles title in 1936.
Jacobs, Jane 1916-2006.
American-born Canadian writer whose works, including The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961), challenge traditional theories and methods of urban planning.
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|Noun||1.||Jacobs - English writer of macabre short stories (1863-1943)|
|2.||Jacobs - United States writer and critic of urban planning (born in 1916)|
|3.||Jacobs - Dutch physician who opened the first birth control clinic in the world in Amsterdam (1854-1929)|
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