freedwoman

[ freed-woo m-uh n ]
/ ˈfridˌwʊm ən /

noun, plural freed·wom·en.

a woman who has been freed from slavery.

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Origin of freedwoman

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; freed + woman
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