countrywoman

noun coun·try·wom·an \ ˈkən-trē-ˌwu̇-mən \

Definition of countrywoman

1 :a woman who is a compatriot
2 :a woman who is a resident of the country

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First Known Use of countrywoman

15th century


COUNTRYWOMAN Defined for English Language Learners

countrywoman

noun

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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