Nineteenth Amendment

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Nineteenth Amendment an amendment to the Constitution of the United States adopted in 1920; guarantees that no state can deny the right to vote on the basis of sex
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Usage

In literature:

This is to be the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution.
"In the Sweet Dry and Dry" by Christopher Morley
The second provision is in the Nineteenth Amendment adopted in 1920.
"Government in the United States" by James Wilford Garner
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In news:

Illinois suffragists amassed an impressive record, as Illinois was the first state east of the Mississippi to grant women presidential suffrage and the first state to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment.
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