Definitions for rankinˈræŋ kɪn
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Jeannette, 1880–1973, U.S. women's-rights leader and pacifist: first woman elected to Congress; served 1917–19, 1941–43.
Rankin, Jeannette Rankin(noun)
leader in the women's suffrage movement in Montana; the first woman to serve in the United States House of Representatives (1880-1973)
A Scottish and Northern Irish surname, from a diminutive of the name Ronald.