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Cavell definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: English nurse who remained in Brussels after the German occupation in order to help Allied prisoners escape; was caught and executed by the Germans (1865-1915) [syn: Cavell, Edith Cavell, Edith Louisa Cavell]

Merriam Webster's

biographical name Edith Louisa 1865-1915 English nurse

Britannica Concise

English nurse and heroine of World War I. She began her nursing career in 1895, and in 1907 became first matron of a hospital in Brussels, where she greatly improved the standard of nursing. After the German occupation of Belgium (1914), she became involved in an underground group that helped about 200 Allied soldiers escape to the Netherlands. She was subsequently arrested and executed by the Germans.




 


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