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Syllabification: Pank·hurst
Pronunciation: /ˈpaNGkˌhərst

Definition of Pankhurst in English:

The name of a family of English suffragists, comprising Mrs. Emmeline ( 1858–1928) and her daughters, Christabel ( 1880–1958) and (Estelle) Sylvia ( 1882–1960). In 1903, they founded the Women’s Social and Political Union. When Christabel was imprisoned in 1905, Emmeline initiated the militant suffrage campaign that continued until the outbreak of World War I.

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