noun, U.S. History.
a women’s rights convention held at Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848, organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott.
Seneca Falls Convention definition
The first convention in America devoted to women’s rights. It met in Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848, and passed several resolutions, including a demand that women be given the right to vote.
noun 1. a lake in W New York: one of the Finger Lakes. 35 miles (56 km) long.
noun, plural Senecas (especially collectively) Seneca for 1. 1. a member of the largest tribe of the Iroquois Confederacy of North American Indians, formerly inhabiting western New York and being conspicuous in the wars south and west of Lake Erie. 2. an Iroquoian language of the Seneca, Onondaga, and Cayuga tribes. noun 1. (pl) -cas, […]
noun 1. See under snakeroot (def 1). noun 1. any of various plants whose roots have been regarded as a remedy for snakebites, as the herb Aristolochia serpentaria (Virginia snakeroot) having a medicinal rhizome and rootlets, and the white-flowered Polygala senega (Seneca snakeroot) having a medicinal root. 2. the root or rhizome of such a […]
noun (pl) -cios 1. any plant of the genus Senecio, including groundsels, ragworts, and cineraria: family Asteraceae (composites)