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gentlewoman

noun

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  1. a woman of high birth or social position <in the 19th century a number of American gentlewomen used their wealth and influence to further abolitionism, women's rights, and other worthy causes> Synonyms dame, lady, milady, noblewoman, peeress Related Words baroness, countess, duchess, marchesa, marchioness, marquise, princess, queen, viscountess; dowager, matriarch, matron, mistress; ladyship, madam




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