favorite daughter


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favorite daughter

A well-known person, especially a politician, who is supported and celebrated by people in her hometown. Rose was clearly the favorite daughter of her hometown of Bozeman, Montana.
See also: daughter, favorite

favourite daughter

A well-known person, especially a politician, who is supported and celebrated by people in her hometown. Rose was clearly the favourite daughter of her hometown of Manchester.
See also: daughter, favourite
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The town's favorite daughter is Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross.
Read my interview with her, "Cuba's Favorite Daughter," to find out what keeps her in Cuba when so many of her compatriots choose to leave.
"[Robinson's] Galileo is fully fleshed, blood and sinew, from his troublesome hernia to his weird laugh, from his fits of stubborness, pride, and temper to his love for his favorite daughter. ...
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Broken Arrow's favorite daughter has compiled an impressive resume during her decade-long career.
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Jackie was his favorite daughter and Bradford suggests there was almost an incestuous component to their intense relationship.
"...I was his favorite daughter so how could I know."
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The experiment in Negro democracy nurtured a relationship between the town and its favorite daughter, Hurston.
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