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Addams, Jane Syllabification: Ad·dams, Jane

Definition of Addams, Jane in English:

(1860–1935), US social reformer, feminist, and pacifist. In 1889 she founded Hull House, a center for the care and education of Chicago’s poor and a national model for combating urban poverty and treating youthful offenders. She was a leader of the suffrage movement and an active pacifist. Nobel Peace Prize (1931).
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