Definition of townswoman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtounzˌwo͝omən/

noun (plural townswomen)

A female resident of a particular town or city.
Example sentences
  • The story is barely hanging by a thread: an outlaw is saved from a hanging by a local townswoman, is used for mining gold, and the two must learn to live and love together.
  • According to the unofficial versions of town history that Patricia Best gleans from conversations with townswomen, one woman sneaked back to take this food, to give the children on their continuing journey.
  • One townswoman said: "With this extremely weak winter tourist season, I don't think any of the hotels will have been renovated."

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Syllabification: towns·wom·an

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