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garvey

[gahr-vee] /ˈgɑr vi/
noun, plural garveys.
1.
a scowlike open boat, variously propelled, used by oyster and clam fishermen in Delaware Bay and off the coasts of Delaware and New Jersey.
Origin of garvey
1895-1900
1895-1900; probably from a proper name

Garvey

[gahr-vee] /ˈgɑr vi/
noun
1.
Marcus (Moziah)
[moh-zahy-uh] /moʊˈzaɪ ə/ (Show IPA),
1887–1940, Jamaican black-rights activist in the U.S. (1916–27): advocated emigration of black Americans to Africa.
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Garvey

/ˈɡɑːvɪ/
noun
1.
Marcus. 1887–1940, Jamaican Black nationalist leader, active in the US. He founded (1914) the Universal Negro Improvement Association and led the Back-to-Africa movement: gaoled for fraud (1925–27)
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