Entry from US English dictionary
(1839–98), US women’s rights and temperance activist; full name Frances Elizabeth Caroline Willard. She was president of the Women’s Christian Temperance Union 1879, an organizer of the Prohibition Party in 1882, and president of the National Council of Women 1890. She wrote Woman and Temperance (1883).
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Syllabification: Wil·lard, Frances
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