Definition of Hansberry, Lorraine in US English:

Hansberry, Lorraine

proper noun

  • (1930–65), US playwright and civil rights activist. Her A Raisin in the Sun (1959) was the first play by an African-American woman to be produced on Broadway. It was made into a movie in 1961.

Pronunciation

Hansberry, Lorraine

/ˈhanzˌberē/