[steyts-woo m-uh n]
- a woman who is experienced in the art of government.
- a woman who exhibits great wisdom and ability in directing the affairs of a government.
Origin of stateswoman
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Examples from the Web for stateswoman
She was willing to essay the rle of stateswoman with no other principle than revenge and no other policy than plunder.Court Beauties of Old Whitehall
W. R. H. Trowbridge
I think you shine as a stateswoman of late, as well as a farmeress.
A stateswoman or statesman is one who is intelligently active in work that materially benefits the citizens of a state or nation.The Myth in Marriage
The history of 1860 and the following winter proves that in her the world has lost a stateswoman.Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home