Definition of stateswoman in English:

stateswoman

Syllabification: states·wom·an
Pronunciation: /ˈstātsˌwo͝omən
 
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noun (plural stateswomen)

  • A skilled, experienced, and respected female political leader.
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    • ‘They're so cute; I just love what they do,’ says elder stateswoman Williamson of the young band.
    • What, did they think her an Old Russun stateswoman or something?
    • Therefore, what the Democrats need, and what America needs, is a Jimmy Carter / John Kennedy / Abraham Lincoln / Thomas Jefferson statesman or stateswoman.

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