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 (mŏn′tĭ-sôr′ē), Maria 1870-1952.
Italian physician and educator who proposed a method of teaching young children that stresses the development of initiative and natural abilities.
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(ˌmɒntɪˈsɔːrɪ; Italian montesˈsɔːri)
(Biography) Maria (maˈriːa). 1870–1952, Italian educational reformer, who evolved the Montessori method of teaching children
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(ˌmɒn təˈsɔr i, -ˈsoʊr i)

Maria, 1870–1952, Italian educator.
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