Definition of Cavell, Edith in English:

Cavell, Edith

proper noun

  • (1865–1915), English nurse; full name Edith Louisa Cavell. During the First World War she helped Allied soldiers to escape from occupied Belgium. She was subsequently executed by the Germans and became a heroine of the Allied cause.

Pronunciation:

Cavell, Edith

/ˈkav(ə)l/