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Cavell, Edith Line breaks: Edith Ca¦vell
Pronunciation: /ˈkav(ə)l/

Definition of Cavell, Edith in English:

( 1865–1915), English nurse; full name Edith Louisa Cavell. During the First World War she helped Allied soldiers to escape from occupied Belgium. She was subsequently executed by the Germans and became a heroine of the Allied cause.
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