Definition of Tuskegee

1. Noun. A town in eastern Alabama.

Generic synonyms: Town
Group relationships: Al, Alabama, Camellia State, Heart Of Dixie

Definition of Tuskegee

1. Proper noun. A city in southwestern Alabama in the United States. ¹

2. Proper noun. An unethical experiment on humans. (A reference to the notorious Tuskegee Syphilis Study, a landmark event in medical research ethics and law.) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tuskegee

Turnix sylvatica
Turritis glabra
Tursiops gilli
Tursiops truncatus
Tuscan order
Tuskegee (current term)
Tussilago alpina
Tussilago farfara
Tutte matrices
Tutte matrix
Tutte matrixes
Tuvalu dollar

Literary usage of Tuskegee

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Up from Slavery: An Autobiography by Booker T. Washington (1901)
"... CHAPTER VII EARLY DAYS AT Tuskegee DURING the time that I had charge of the Indians and the night-school at Hampton, I pursued some studies myself, ..."

2. Speeches and Addresses of William McKinley: From March 1, 1897 to May 30, 1900 by William McKinley (1900)
"Teachers and Pupils of Tuskegee: To meet you under such pleasant auspices and have ... The Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute is ideal in conception, ..."

3. A Short History of the American Negro by Benjamin Griffith Brawley (1919)
"Tuskegee Institute. — The general expression of Dr. Washington's views about industrial education and the importance of the Negro's accumulating property ..."

4. The Negro in the New World by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1910)
"333 Booker Taliaferro Washington, LL n., Harvard 334 A Tuskegee student . ... 335 The Carnegie Library : Tuskegee Institute 336 The Librarian at Tuskegee ..."

5. Twenty-Five Years in the Black Belt by William James Edwards (1918)
"LIFE AT Tuskegee. In the fall of '87 I told my aunt that I wanted to go to Tuskegee the next year, and that in addition to her little farm, I wanted to rent ..."

6. The Journal of American Folk-lore by American Folklore Society (1920)
"FOLK-TALES FROM STUDENTS IN Tuskegee INSTITUTE, ALABAMA. ... of the head of the English Department of the Tuskegee Institute, Mr. Clement Richardson, ..."

7. Orations, Addresses and Speeches of Chauncey M. Depew by Chauncey Mitchell Depew (1910)
"The assassination of Abraham Lincoln prevented the consummation of his plans for the conciliation of the South, and pre- 'Tuskegee Institute, an institution ..."

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