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Tub·man(tŭb′mən), Harriet 1820?-1913.
American abolitionist. Born a slave on a Maryland plantation, she escaped to the North in 1849 and became the most renowned conductor on the Underground Railroad, leading more than 300 slaves to freedom.
Tubman, William Vacanarat Shadrach 1895-1971.
Liberian politician. As president of Liberia (1944-1971) he modernized the country and maintained a close relationship with the United States.
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(Biography) William Vacanarat Shadrach (vəˈkænəˌræt ˈʃædræk). 1895–1971, Liberian statesman; president of Liberia (1944–71)
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1. Harriet (Araminta), 1820?–1913, U.S. abolitionist: escaped slave.
2. William Vacanarat Shadrach, 1895–1971, president of Liberia 1944–71.
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|Noun||1.||Tubman - United States abolitionist born a slave on a plantation in Maryland and became a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad leading other slaves to freedom in the North (1820-1913)|
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