Tubman definition by Webster's New World
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- Tubman, Harriet 1820?-1913; U.S. abolitionist
- Tubman, William V(acanarat) S(hadrach) 1895-1971; president of Liberia (1944-71)
Tubman definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, 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.
, 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.