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gentlewoman

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  1. a woman of high birth or social position in the 19th century a number of American gentlewomen used their wealth and influence to further abolitionism, women's rights, and other worthy causes Synonyms dame, lady, milady, noblewoman, peeress Related Words baroness, countess, duchess, marchesa, marchioness, marquise, princess, queen, viscountess; dowager, matriarch, matron, mistress; ladyship, madam


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