Definition of countrywoman
1 : a woman who is a compatriot
2 : a woman who is a resident of the country
Recent Examples of countrywoman from the Web
A day later, Garcia had her way with countrywoman Alize Cornet, winning 6-2, 6-4.
Cornet plays either countrywoman Caroline Garcia — seeded 28th — or Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan in the fourth round.
His countrywoman Lise de la Salle will bring her deep interpretive skills to Ravel’s G-major Concerto with the Minnesota Orchestra.
So too is her disregard of gender limitations; her fearless lack of vanity and indifference to what is considered appropriate is reminiscent of her fellow countrywoman Isabelle Huppert.
Besides moving up in the world rankings, Mladenovic becomes the new No. 1 in France, overtaking countrywoman Caroline Garcia by virtue of her results in the desert.
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COUNTRYWOMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of countrywoman for English Language Learners
: a woman born or living in the same country as someone else
: a woman who lives in the countryside
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