noblewoman


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no·ble·wom·an

 (nō′bəl-wo͝om′ən)
n.
A woman of noble rank.

noblewoman

(ˈnəʊbəlwʊmən)
n, pl -women
a woman of noble rank, title, or status; peer; aristocrat

no•ble•wom•an

(ˈnoʊ bəlˌwʊm ən)

n., pl. -wom•en.
a woman of noble birth or rank.
[1565–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.noblewoman - a woman of the peerage in Britainnoblewoman - a woman of the peerage in Britain  
baronage, peerage - the peers of a kingdom considered as a group
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
baroness - a noblewoman who holds the rank of baron or who is the wife or widow of a baron
countess - female equivalent of a count or earl
duchess - the wife of a duke or a woman holding ducal title in her own right
female aristocrat - a woman who is an aristocrat
lady-in-waiting - a lady appointed to attend to a queen or princess
marquise, marchioness - a noblewoman ranking below a duchess and above a countess
Milady - an English noblewoman
noble, nobleman, Lord - a titled peer of the realm
Translations

noblewoman

[ˈnəʊblwʊmən] N (noblewomen (pl)) → noble f, aristócrata f

noblewoman

[ˈnəʊbəlwʊmən] n (= aristocrat) → noble f

noblewoman

n pl <-women> → Adlige f; (married also) → Edelfrau f (Hist); (unmarried also) → Edelfräulein nt (Hist)

noblewoman

[ˈnəʊblˌwʊmən] n (-women (pl)) → nobile f, nobildonna
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