Definition of kinswoman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɪnzˌwʊmən/

noun (plural kinswomen)

(In anthropological or formal use) a woman who is one of a person’s blood relations: in her will she left her possessions to friends and kinswomen
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  • This indwelling of charity impelled her to freely go and lovingly come to the aid of her kinswoman.
  • Mary foresaw a possible pleasurable visit with her kinswoman.
  • Neither Hebrew nor Aramaic have a specific word for cousin; relatives who are not brothers or sisters are called simply kinsmen or kinswomen, or, for one's first cousin, "the son or daughter of my uncle or aunt."

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