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Jane Doe(jān′ dō′) or Jane Roe (rō′)
1. Used as a name in legal proceedings to designate an unknown woman or girl or to protect the identity of a known woman or girl.
2. An average or ordinary woman.
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Jane′ Doe′(ˈdʒeɪn ˈdoʊ)
a fictitious name used in legal proceedings for a female whose name is unknown.Compare John Doe.
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|Noun||1.||Jane Doe - an unknown or fictitious woman who is a party to legal proceedings|
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
party - a person involved in legal proceedings; "the party of the first part"
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