noun plural -women
(formerly) a woman living on a frontier, esp in a newly pioneered territory of the US
- frontier orbital,
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Examples from the Web for frontierswoman
In her TLC series on Alaska, we see Sarah the frontierswoman hunting, skeet-shooting, and beating a captured halibut to death.