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townswoman

[ tounz-woom-uhn ]
/ ˈtaʊnzˌwʊm ən /
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noun, plural towns·wom·en.
a female native or inhabitant of a town.
a female native or inhabitant of one's own or the same town.
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Origin of townswoman

First recorded in 1675–85; town + 's1 + woman

usage note for townswoman

See -woman.
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