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Beecher, Catherine

Pronunciation: /ˈbēCHər/
(1800–78), US educator; full name Catherine Esther Beecher. She promoted educational rights for women and founded the American Women’s Education Assocation in 1852. She was the sister of Henry Ward Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe.

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Syllabification: Bee·cher, Catherine

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