Definition of councilwoman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkounsəlˌwo͝omən/

noun (plural councilwomen)

A woman who is a member of a council, especially a municipal one: [as title]: Councilwoman Alberta Hipps
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  • ‘The amount of noise in New York is just overwhelming,’ Upper East Side councilwoman Eva Moskowitz said in sponsoring the bill, which would make New York the first car-alarm-free municipality in the nation.
  • A former LA city councilwoman called the fund ‘the most important progressive victory in the city since the living wage law was adopted’ in 1997.
  • Nevertheless, the area's city councilwoman said she had received only two e-mail messages opposing the project, and residents seemed divided during interviews last week.

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Syllabification: coun·cil·wom·an

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