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A women's civil and human rights movement in South Africa. Originally and frequently attributive, especially in "Black Sash Movement".
1950s; earliest use found in The Times. From black + sash, so called in allusion to the sashes worn during the movement's silent protest vigils.
Black Sash/ˌblak ˈsaʃ/
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