Definition of frontierswoman in English:

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Pronunciation: /frənˈtirzˌwo͝omən/

noun (plural frontierswomen)

A woman living in the region of a frontier, especially that between settled and unsettled country.
Example sentences
  • Calamity's an uncouth, sarsaparilla-swilling, gun-slinging frontierswoman who can shoot, scuffle, and spin tall tales as well as any man alive.
  • She was a seven-foot-tall, 480-pound frontierswoman from the Utah Territory who could shoot and drink like a man and bend nails with her tongue.
  • The goal is to portray the lives of real frontierswomen and challenge the legitimacy of the colorful but inauthentic typologies of them.

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Syllabification: fron·tiers·wom·an

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