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Englishwoman Line breaks: Eng¦lish|woman
Pronunciation: /ˈɪŋɡlɪʃwʊmən/

Definition of Englishwoman in English:

noun (plural Englishwomen)

A female native or inhabitant of England, or a woman of English descent.
Example sentences
  • One of them apparently stayed in England and married an Englishwoman.
  • Straight had married an Englishwoman in 1935, taken British nationality and fought as a Hurricane pilot during the Battle of Britain.
  • She found herself facing an irritated Englishwoman and an annoyed Scotsman.

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