Addams

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Ad·​dams | \ ˈa-dəmz How to pronounce Addams (audio) \

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Jane 1860–1935 American social worker

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“Addams.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Addams. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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