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Alcott, Louisa May

Syllabification: Al·cott, Louisa May
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈôlkət/

Definition of Alcott, Louisa May in English:

( 1832–88), US novelist. Her novel Little Women (1868–69) was based on her New England childhood and was written for adolescent girls. She wrote a number of sequels to this, as well as novels for adults. Alcott was involved in the women’s suffrage movement and served as a nurse during the Civil War.

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