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Definition of assemblywoman

: a woman who is a member of an assembly

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Recent Examples on the Web Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton tweeted the story, putting even more of a spotlight on the assemblywoman—and the plight of parents everywhere. Fortune, "What working parents need from the 2020 election," 30 Sep. 2020 President Trump can indeed win New York, a typically deep-blue state, a state assemblywoman said Saturday. Fox News, "Why New York assemblywoman agrees Trump could win state in November," 15 Aug. 2020 Anchorage assemblywoman Jamie Allard, who voted against supporting the citywide ordinance, thanked the governor on Facebook for the memo. James Brooks, Anchorage Daily News, "Alaska’s governor and attorney general say Anchorage’s mask mandate doesn’t apply to state offices. The city disagrees.," 29 June 2020 Smith, a state assemblywoman from Santa Clarita, had 44% and trailed by more than 17,000 votes. Tom Kisken, USA TODAY, "Republicans claim California seat vacated by Rep. Katie Hill," 13 May 2020 The mostly mail-in ballot election between Smith, a California Democratic assemblywoman and Garcia, a business executive and former Navy pilot, completes Hill's term, which lasts until Jan. 3, 2021. Kerry Picket, Washington Examiner, "Voters set to decide California special election to replace Katie Hill in House district," 12 May 2020 The Scent of Chinatown Yuh-Line Niou, first-term assemblywoman representing Lower Manhattan Ms. Niou misses the bustle of Chinatown, now mostly silent. Alan Feuer, New York Times, "Crowds and Barbershop Gossip: What Hardcore New Yorkers Really Miss," 12 May 2020 Lorena Gonzalez, an assemblywoman from Oceanside and the co-author of the new licensing bill, told NBC News that the International Entertainment Adult Union had pitched the legislation to her as a bill of rights for adult performers. NBC News, "California bill to force porn actors to get fingerprinted outrages the adult industry," 21 Feb. 2020 The Washington Examiner reached out to the Smith campaign asking if the assemblywoman believed her remarks in the video were appropriate. Kerry Picket, Washington Examiner, "California Democrat and supporters mock Republican opponent's military background," 27 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of assemblywoman

1869, in the meaning defined above

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“Assemblywoman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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: a woman who is a member of a legislative assembly

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