Jane Roe

Definition of "Jane Roe"
  1. A woman in a legal case whose true identity is either unknown or being purposely kept undisclosed
How to use "Jane Roe" in a sentence
  1. The court documents only referred to her as Jane Roe, as her identity was being protected.
  2. Jane Roe was used in place of the woman's real name to keep her identity secret during the lawsuit.
  3. Her true identity was not revealed in the court hearing, therefore she was referred to as Jane Roe.

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