townswoman

noun
towns·​wom·​an | \ ˈtau̇nz-ˌwu̇-mən How to pronounce townswoman (audio) \

Definition of townswoman

1 : a woman who is a native or resident of a town or city
2 : a woman born or residing in the same town or city as another

First Known Use of townswoman

1612, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Townswoman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/townswoman. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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