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alderwoman

[awl-der-woo m-uh n] /ˈɔl dərˌwʊm ən/
noun, plural alderwomen.
1.
a woman who is a member of a municipal legislative body, especially of a municipal council.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60, for earlier sense; alder(man) + -woman
Usage note
See -woman.
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