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first lady

(often initial capital letters) the wife of the president of the U.S. or of the governor of a state.
the wife of the head of any country:
the First Lady of Brazil.
the foremost woman in any art, profession, or the like:
first lady of the American theater.
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1850-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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first lady

noun (often capitals)
(in the US) the wife or official hostess of a chief executive, esp of a state governor or a president
a woman considered to be at the top of her profession or art: the first lady of jazz
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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