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first lady

[furst leee-dee] /ˈfɜrst ˈlei di/
noun, plural first ladies.
(often initial capital letters) the wife of the U.S. president or a current governor or mayor.
(often initial capital letters) the wife of the head of any country:
the First Lady of Brazil.
the foremost woman in any art, profession, or the like:
first lady of the American theater.
Origin of first lady
First recorded in 1850-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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first lady

noun (often capitals)
(in the US) the wife or official hostess of a chief executive, esp of a state governor or a president
a woman considered to be at the top of her profession or art: the first lady of jazz
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