councilwoman

noun coun·cil·wom·an \ ˈkau̇n(t)-səl-ˌwu̇-mən \
|Updated on: 12 Jul 2018

Definition of councilwoman

: a woman who is a member of a council

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First Known Use of councilwoman

circa 1928

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councilwoman

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  • : a woman who is a member of a council


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councilwoman

noun coun·cil·wom·an

legal Definition of councilwoman

plural councilwomen
: a woman who is a member of a council

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