frontierswoman


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fron·tiers·wom·an

 (frŭn-tîrz′wo͝om′ən)
n.
A woman who lives on the frontier.

frontierswoman

(ˈfrʌntɪəzwʊmən; frʌnˈtɪəz-)
n, pl -women
(formerly) a woman living on a frontier, esp in a newly pioneered territory of the US
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Noun1.frontierswoman - a woman who lives on the frontier
pioneer - one the first colonists or settlers in a new territory; "they went west as pioneers with only the possessions they could carry with them"
References in periodicals archive ?
BORN DAVID James, English footballer, 1970, above HERMAN Melville, American author, 1819 CLAUDIUS, Roman emperor, 10BC DIED EVA Bartok, Hungarian actress, 1998 CALAMITY Jane, frontierswoman, 1903 STROTHER Martin, US film actor, 1980
1903: Martha Jane Cannary, better known as frontierswoman Calamity Jane, died near Deadwood, Dakota.
Born May 1, 1852, in Princeton, Missouri, "Calamity Jane" was a frontierswoman and Army scout initially made famous by her questionable stories of fighting Indians with legends including General George Custer and Wild Bill Hickock.
What starts as an absorbing portrait of Swank's lonely frontierswoman later morphs into an odd-couple comedy before settling on a character study of Briggs.