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West, Dame Rebecca

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Pronunciation: /wɛst
 
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Definition of West, Dame Rebecca in English:

( 1892–1983), Irish-born British writer and feminist; born Cicily Isabel Fairfield. She is best remembered for her study of the Nuremberg trials The Meaning of Treason (1949). Other notable works: The Fountain Overflows (novel, 1957).

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