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Dorothea Dix   /dˌɔrəθˈiə dɪks/   Listen
Dorothea Dix

noun
1.
United States social reformer who pioneered in the reform of prisons and in the treatment of the mentally ill; superintended women army nurses during the American Civil War (1802-1887).  Synonyms: Dix, Dorothea Lynde Dix.






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Words linked to "Dorothea Dix" :   reformist, reformer, crusader, social reformer, Dix, Dorothea Lynde Dix, meliorist



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