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[vrou; English vrou] /vraʊ; English vraʊ/
noun, plural vrouwen [vrou-uh n] /ˈvraʊ ən/ (Show IPA). English, vrouws. Dutch.
a woman; wife; lady.
(used as a title before the name of a married woman) Mrs. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Then it is the vrouw Isabelle on whom your regards are fixed?

  • “I must leave him to your tender mercies,” said vrouw Margaret.

  • You, vrouw, can stop with the neighbours here, and we will join you in Natal.

    Swallow H. Rider Haggard
  • Be so good as to set out the proofs of which you speak, vrouw Botmar.

    Swallow H. Rider Haggard
  • "Let 'im have something to eat, first," said vrouw Roodhuis.

    The Quest Frederik van Eeden
  • It was not Sunday; but his vrouw bowed her head—she could not speak.

    Hans Brinker Mary Mapes Dodge
  • The words might differ some, vrouw, for it's all like a dream.

    Hans Brinker Mary Mapes Dodge
  • Perhaps you were surprised to learn that Raff and his vrouw were at the skating race.

    Hans Brinker Mary Mapes Dodge
  • Next he caught his vrouw in his arms and fairly lifted her from the ground in his delight.

    Hans Brinker Mary Mapes Dodge
  • "Donder en Bliksem" (thunder and lightning), cried the vrouw.

    Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks William Elliot Griffis

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