congresswoman

congresswoman

[kong-gris-woom-uhn]
noun, plural congresswomen. (often initial capital letter)
a female member of a congress, especially of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Origin:
1915–20; congress + -woman


See -woman.
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Congresswoman (ˈkɒŋɡrɛswʊmən)
 
n , pl -women
(in the US) a female member of Congress, esp of the House of Representatives

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