woman suffrage
noun Date: 1863 possession and exercise of suffrage by women

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  • woman suffrage — woman suffrage, adj. woman suffragist, n. the right of women to vote; female suffrage. [1840 50] * * * Right of women by law to vote in national and local elections. Women s voting rights became an issue in the 19th century, especially in Britain …   Universalium

  • woman suffrage — n. the right of women to vote in governmental elections woman suffragist n …   English World dictionary

  • woman suffrage — noun : the suffrage possessed and exercised by women compare manhood suffrage, universal suffrage * * * woman suffrage, adj. woman suffragist, n. the right of women to vote; female suffrage. [1840 50] * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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  • woman suffrage — n. right of a woman to vote …   English contemporary dictionary

  • woman suffrage — wom′an suf′frage n. gov the right of women to vote • Etymology: 1840–50 wom′an suf′fra•gist, n …   From formal English to slang

  • National Woman Suffrage Association — The National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA) was formed on May 15, 1869 in New York City.[1] The National Association was created in response to a split in the American Equal Rights Association[2] over whether the woman s movement should… …   Wikipedia

  • National American Woman Suffrage Association — The National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) was an American women s rights organization formed in May 1890 as a unification of the National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA) and the American Woman Suffrage Association (AWSA).[1] The… …   Wikipedia

  • National American Woman Suffrage Association — Die National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) war eine US amerikanische Frauenrechtsorganisation, die sich für das Frauenwahlrecht einsetzte. Sie wurde im Mai 1890 von Elizabeth Cady Stanton und Susan B. Anthony gegründet. Die NAWSA… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • American Woman Suffrage Association (AWSA) — The American Woman Suffrage Association (AWSA) was formed in November 1869 in response to a split in the American Equal Rights Association over the Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. Its founders, who supported the Fifteenth… …   Wikipedia

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