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Grimke Syllabification: Grim·ke
Pronunciation: /ˈɡrimkē/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of Grimke in English:

The name of a family of US reformers, abolitionists, and feminists that included sisters Sarah Moore (1792–1872) and Angelina Emily (1805–79). They wrote for the American Anti-Slavery Society. Sarah later wrote pamphlets for women’s rights, and with Theodore Dwight Weld (1803–95), Angelina’s husband, she wrote American Slavery as It Is: Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses (1839).
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