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[uh-sem-blee-woo m-uh n]
noun, plural as·sem·bly·wom·en.
  1. (sometimes initial capital letter) a woman who is a member of a legislative assembly, especially a member of the lower house of the legislature in certain states of the U.S.
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Origin of assemblywoman

An Americanism dating back to 1965–70; assembly(man) + woman

Usage note

See -woman.
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