Beecher

biographical name (1)
Bee·​cher | \ ˈbē-chər How to pronounce Beecher (audio) \

Definition of Beecher

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Henry Ward 1813–1887 American clergyman

Beecher

biographical name (2)

Definition of Beecher (Entry 2 of 2)

Lyman 1775–1863 father of Henry Ward Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe American Presbyterian clergyman

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“Beecher.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Beecher. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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