[ing-glish-woo m-uh n or, often, -lish-]
- a woman who is a native or citizen of England.
Origin of Englishwoman
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Examples from the Web for englishwoman
He soon met an Englishwoman named Valerie Traverso, who was already pregnant with a child by her husband, Michael Macias.
But the photographer Cecil Beaton said Maxime was the only truly chic Englishwoman of her generation.Remembering YSL's Muse
November 7, 2011
The reserved Englishwoman took up Mr Meagles in his last remark.Little Dorrit
I was wearing the eccentric costume of an Englishwoman in the year 1820.My Double Life
Thou'st no delight in following the hounds as an Englishwoman should have,' said the gentleman.Barnaby Rudge
Had she been an Englishwoman Artois would have guessed her to be near fifty.A Spirit in Prison
There isn't a lovelier sight on God's earth than a well-dressed Englishwoman.Audrey Craven
- a female native or inhabitant of England
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