citizeness

citizeness

[sit-uh-zuh-nis, -suh-]
noun
a woman who is a citizen.

Origin:
1790–1800; citizen + -ess


See -ess.
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citizen (ˈsɪtɪzən)
 
n
1.  Compare alien a native registered or naturalized member of a state, nation, or other political community
2.  an inhabitant of a city or town
3.  a native or inhabitant of any place
4.  a civilian, as opposed to a soldier, public official, etc
 
Related: civil
 
[C14: from Anglo-French citesein, from Old French citeien, from cité,city]
 
citizeness
 
fem n
 
'citizenly
 
adj

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