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Truth, Sojourner

Syllabification: Truth, Sojourner
Pronunciation: /tro͞oTH
 
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Definition of Truth, Sojourner in English:

( Circa 1797–1883), US evangelist and reformer; previously Isabella Van Wagener. Born into slavery, she was sold to Isaac Van Wagener, who released her in 1827. She became a zealous evangelist and preached in favor of black rights and women’s suffrage. In 1864, she was received at the White House by President Lincoln.

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