Definition of Julia Ward Howe from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Julia Ward Howe

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(1819-1910) the American who wrote The Battle Hymn of the Republic. She was a supporter of abolitionism and a writer, mostly of poetry. She also established the New England Woman Suffrage Association (1868) to support women's right to vote, and edited the abolitionist newspaper Commonwealth with her husband.