Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
photographed in 1916
Ran·kin(răng′kĭn), Jeannette 1880-1973.
American reformer and politician. A leader in the women's suffrage movement in Montana, her home state, she later was the first woman US representative (1917-1919 and 1941-1943) and the only legislator to oppose US involvement in World War I and World War II.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
(Biography) Ian. born 1960, Scottish novelist; best known for his series of novels featuring Edinburgh detective Inspector Rebus, beginning with Knots and Crosses (1987)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Jeannette, 1880–1973, U.S. women's-rights leader and pacifist: first woman elected to Congress; served 1917–19, 1941–43.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.