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Noun: Edith Louisa Cavell
  1. English nurse who remained in Brussels after the German occupation in order to help Allied prisoners escape; was caught and executed by the Germans (1865-1915)
    - Cavell, Edith Cavell

Type of: nurse, sister [Brit]

Encyclopedia: Edith Louisa Cavell