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churchwoman

[church-woo m-uh n] /ˈtʃɜrtʃˌwʊm ən/
noun, plural churchwomen.
1.
a female member, adherent, or active supporter of a church.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; church + woman
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churchwoman

/ˈtʃɜːtʃˌwʊmən/
noun (pl) -women
1.
a female practising member of a church
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