harriet stowe

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Stowe1 (stəʊ)
 
n
a mansion near Buckingham in N Buckinghamshire: built and decorated in the 17th and 18th centuries by Vanbrugh, Robert Adam, Grinling Gibbons, and William Kent; formerly the seat of the Dukes of Buckingham; fine landscaped gardens: now occupied by a public school

Stowe2 (stəʊ)
 
n
Harriet Elizabeth Beecher. 1811--96, US writer, whose bestselling novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) contributed to the antislavery cause

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