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congresswoman

[kong-gris-woo m-uh n] /ˈkɒŋ grɪsˌwʊm ən/
noun, plural congresswomen. (often initial capital letter)
1.
a female member of a congress, especially of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; congress + -woman
Usage note
See -woman.
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Congresswoman

/ˈkɒŋɡrɛswʊmən/
noun (pl) -women
1.
(in the US) a female member of Congress, esp of the House of Representatives
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