Definition of Brown, John in English:

Brown, John

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Pronunciation: /braʊn
 
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  • (1800–59), American abolitionist. In 1859 he was executed after raiding a government arsenal at Harpers Ferry in Virginia, intending to arm black slaves and start a revolt. He became a hero of the abolitionists in the Civil War.

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