Irish·​wom·​an ˈī-rish-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce Irishwoman (audio)
: a woman born in Ireland or of Irish descent

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Irishwoman was in the 15th century

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“Irishwoman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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Irish·​wom·​an ˈī-rish-ˌwu̇m-ən How to pronounce Irishwoman (audio)
: a woman born or living in Ireland

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