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Blackwell, Elizabeth Syllabification: Black·well, Elizabeth
Pronunciation: /ˈblakwəl/ /-ˌwel/

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Definition of Blackwell, Elizabeth in English:

( 1821–1910), US physician, born in England. She was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the US (1849) and the first woman listed in the Medical Register of the United Kingdom (1859).

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