Definition of Alcott, Louisa May in US English:

Alcott, Louisa May

proper noun

  • (1832–88), US novelist. Her novel Little Women (1868–69) was based on her New England childhood and was written for adolescent girls. She wrote a number of sequels to this, as well as novels for adults. Alcott was involved in the women's suffrage movement and served as a nurse during the Civil War.


Alcott, Louisa May