councilwoman

[ koun-suhl-woom-uhn ]
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noun,plural coun·cil·wom·en.
  1. a female member of a council, especially the local legislative body of a city.

Origin of councilwoman

1
First recorded in 1925–30; council + -woman

usage note For councilwoman

Is it councilwoman or councilperson? See -woman.

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