emancipator emancipator

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who frees others from bondage

Usage(s):

  1. Just as Irish Samuel O'Connell was an emancipator in his day, so Irish George Bernard Shaw poses as an emancipator nowadays.
  2. At 64, Bourguiba is still Tunisia's most popular man and the particular darling of Tunisian women, who revere him as their emancipator.

News

  1. Big Sky Honor Flight veterans recall fear — and fun — in world's greatest war

    WASHINGTON — Sometime in the mid 1940s, on a dare, Kathryn Zurbuchen, of Billings, sat on Abraham Lincoln’s gigantic lap at the Great Emancipator’s towering monument in Washington, D.C.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Ravalli Republic

  2. Honor Flight veterans recall fear — and fun — in world's greatest war

    WASHINGTON — Sometime in the mid 1940s, on a dare, Kathryn Zurbuchen, of Billings, sat on Abraham Lincoln’s gigantic lap at the Great Emancipator’s towering monument in Washington, D.C.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Billings Gazette

Quotes

  1. "He was an innovator, he was an emancipator, he was an originator. Rap music, all that stuff came from James Brown," entertainer Little Richard, a longtime friend of Brown's, told MSNBC. "A great treasure is gone."
    on Dec 25, 2006 By: Little Richard Source: Forbes

  2. "Every generation has looked up to him as the Great Emancipator,the hero of unity, and the martyr of freedom," Bush told thousandsof people gathered before the complex, which has a floor space of about 3,700 square meters.
    on Apr 19, 2005 By: President Bush Source: EastDay.com

  3. "Well, to me Shaq has always been Abraham Lincoln," Jackson said. "He's a great emancipator. He frees everybody up to say the things they want to say so that he can deliver the ultimate blow."
    on Jan 15, 2007 By: Phil Jackson Source: Los Angeles Daily News

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