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Little Women

noun
1.
a novel (1868) by Louisa May Alcott.
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  • The Little Women had seized Leonore's suggestion with delight, and were now busily employed in carrying out the feast.

    The Magic Nuts Mrs. Molesworth
  • I find that I am the only girl in college who was nt brought up on Little Women.

    Daddy Long-Legs Jean Webster
  • He was a very big old gentleman, and they were Little Women.

    The Tin Soldier Temple Bailey
  • The success of "Little Women" was not confined to this country.

    Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott
  • On his return he loved to tell how he was welcomed as the "grandfather of 'Little Women.'"

    Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott
  • Big men like Mr. Beckett always do to Little Women like Mrs. Beckett.

    Everyman's Land C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • Nothing has been published since "Little Women" that will so strike the popular taste.

  • There are French at Armant, and where the French come the Little Women come.

    Bella Donna Robert Hichens
  • These little stories are in every way worthy of the author of "Little Women."

Little Women in Culture

Little Women definition


(1868–1869) A novel by Louisa May Alcott, about four sisters growing up in New England in the nineteenth century. The sequel, Little Men, was published in 1871.

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