Definition of churchwoman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃəːtʃwʊmən/

noun (plural churchwomen)

A female member of the Christian clergy or of a Church.
Example sentences
  • ‘We have tried not to focus just on our sisters,’ she said, referring to the widely known churchwomen killed in El Salvador, two of whom were Maryknoll sisters.
  • The temperature rises when the churchwomen arrive with the bells and horns.
  • A churchwoman par excellence, she sang in the St. Anthony's choir for three decades and was a member of the vestry for some 17 years.
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