Definition of suffragette
: a woman who advocates suffrage for women
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And this is the place where a Manchester girl named Emmeline Pankhurst from the streets of Moss Side led a suffragette city with sisterhood pride/
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Definition of suffragette for English Language Learners
: a woman who worked to get voting rights for women in the past when women were not allowed to vote
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