Englishwoman

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noun En·glish·wom·an \ ˈiŋ-glish-ˌwu̇-mən also ˈiŋ-lish- \

Definition of Englishwoman

:a woman of English birth, nationality, or origin

First Known Use of englishwoman

15th century


ENGLISHWOMAN Defined for English Language Learners

Englishwoman

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noun

Definition of Englishwoman for English Language Learners

  • : an English woman



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