[ sek-uhnd ley-dee ]
/ ˈsɛk ənd ˈleɪ di /
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noun, plural sec·ond la·dies.
Often Second Lady . the wife of the U.S. vice president, or the wife of a current state or local official ranking immediately below the governor or mayor: Pennsylvania's Second Lady.
Often Second Lady . the wife of the second-ranking government official of any country: the second lady of Ghana.
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Origin of second lady
First recorded in 1870–75
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Among the more notable: Former second-lady Lynne Cheney has produced a number of historical picture books.Rush Limbaugh Has No Business Teaching History to Our Kids|Michelle Cottle|September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST