Countrywomen
Countrywoman Coun"try*wom`an (-w??m`an), n.; pl. {Countrywomen} (-w?m`?n). A woman born, or dwelling, in the country, as opposed to the city; a woman born or dwelling in the same country with another native or inhabitant. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • Countrywoman — Coun try*wom an ( w??m an), n.; pl. {Countrywomen} ( w?m ?n). A woman born, or dwelling, in the country, as opposed to the city; a woman born or dwelling in the same country with another native or inhabitant. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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