Definition of Chisholm, Shirley in English:

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Chisholm, Shirley

Pronunciation: /ˈCHizəm/

Entry from US English dictionary

(1924–2005), US politician, social activist, and educator; full name Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm. The first African-American woman elected to Congress, she was a member of the House of Representatives from New York 1969–83.

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Syllabification: Chis·holm, Shirley

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