councilwoman
noun Date: circa 1928 a woman who is a member of a council

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • councilwoman — coun·cil·wom·an n pl wom·en: a woman who is a member of a council Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. councilwoman …   Law dictionary

  • councilwoman — [koun′səl woom΄ən] n. pl. councilwomen [koun′səlwim΄in] a woman who is a member of a council …   English World dictionary

  • councilwoman — [[t]ka͟ʊns(ə)lwʊmən[/t]] councilwomen N COUNT; N TITLE A councilwoman is a woman who is a member of a local council. [AM] ...a well known Los Angeles City councilwoman. ...Councilwoman Johnson. (in BRIT, use councillor) …   English dictionary

  • councilwoman — UK [ˈkaʊns(ə)lˌwʊmən] / US noun [countable] Word forms councilwoman : singular councilwoman plural councilwomen UK [ˈkaʊns(ə)lˌwɪmɪn] / US American a woman who is an elected member of the government of a city in the US …   English dictionary

  • councilwoman — /kown seuhl woom euhn/, n., pl. councilwomen. a female member of a council, esp. the local legislative body of a city. [1925 30; COUNCIL + WOMAN] Usage. See woman. * * * …   Universalium

  • councilwoman — noun A female member of a council, especially a city council; now often replaced by gender neutral councilor (British, councillor) …   Wiktionary

  • councilwoman — coun|cil|wom|an [ˈkaunsəlˌwumən] n plural councilwomen [ ˌwımın] AmE a woman who is a member of the government of a city in the US …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • councilwoman — coun|cil|wom|an [ kaunsl,wumən ] (plural coun|cil|wom|en [ kaunsl,wımın ] ) noun count AMERICAN a woman who is an elected member of the government of a city in the U.S …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • councilwoman — n. woman who is a member of a city council …   English contemporary dictionary

  • councilwoman — noun (C) a woman who is a member of the government of a city in the US …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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