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comfort woman

[ kuhm-fert woom-uhn ]
/ ˈkʌm fərt ˌwʊm ən /
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noun
a girl or woman forced into prostitution by Japanese soldiers during World War II.
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Origin of comfort woman

First recorded in 1960–65
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