plural -s
: a woman that is a camp follower with a Latin-American and especially a guerrilla military force

Word History


American Spanish, from Spanish, female entertainer, woman of loose morals, literally, woman who works for pay, from soldada pay, from feminine of soldado, past participle of soldar to pay

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“Soldadera.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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