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townswoman

[tounz-woo m-uh n] /ˈtaʊnzˌwʊm ən/
noun, plural townswomen.
1.
a female native or inhabitant of a town.
2.
a female native or inhabitant of one's own or the same town.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; town + 's1 + woman
Usage note
See -woman.
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