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councilwoman

[ koun-suhl-woom-uhn ]
/ ˈkaʊn səlˌwʊm ən /
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noun, plural coun·cil·wom·en.
a female member of a council, especially the local legislative body of a city.
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Origin of councilwoman

First recorded in 1925–30; council + -woman

usage note for councilwoman

See -woman.
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