Definition of Edith louisa cavell
1. Noun. 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).
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1. Canada 2002 by Wayne C. Thompson (2003)
"... as well as its suspended glacier, the Angel Glacier The mountain is named after edith louisa cavell, a British nurse who became known during World War I ..."
2. Western Canada by Paul-Eric Dumontier, Jennifer McMorran, Pierre Longnus (2004)
"The mountain is named after edith louisa cavell, a British nurse who became known in World War I for her refusal to leave her post near Brussels so that she ..."