Share this entry
Truth, Sojourner Syllabification: Truth, Sojourner
Pronunciation: /tro͞oTH/

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.
Definition of Truth, Sojourner in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources