[ woom-uhn ]
/ ˈwʊm ən /
noun, plural wom·xn [wim-in] /ˈwɪm ɪn/.
a woman (used, especially in intersectional feminism, as an alternative spelling to avoid the suggestion of sexism perceived in the sequences m-a-n and m-e-n, and to be inclusive of trans and nonbinary women): The demonstrators demanded equal treatment for womxn and men alike. womxn's center
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