noblewoman

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noun no·ble·wom·an \ ˈnō-bəl-ˌwu̇-mən \

Definition of noblewoman

:a woman of noble rank :peeress

Examples of noblewoman in a Sentence

  1. traditionally, noblewomen—whether they are titled or not—have served as great patronesses of the arts

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First Known Use of noblewoman

13th century


NOBLEWOMAN Defined for English Language Learners

noblewoman

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Definition of noblewoman for English Language Learners

  • : a woman who is a member of the nobility


NOBLEWOMAN Defined for Kids

noblewoman

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noun no·ble·wom·an \ ˈnō-bəl-ˌwu̇-mən \

Definition of noblewoman for Students

plural noblewomen \-ˌwi-mən\
:a woman of high birth or rank


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