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Bloomer, Amelia

Syllabification: Bloom·er, Amelia
Pronunciation: /ˈblo͞omər/

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Definition of Bloomer, Amelia in English:

( 1818–94), US suffragette and social reformer; full name Amelia Jenks Bloomer. She founded and edited 1849–55 the feminist paper Lily, and she wore full pants that came to be known as “bloomers.”.

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