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A woman who is a member of a council, especially of the local governing body of a city or town.


n, pl -women
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) US a woman who is member of a council, esp of a town or city; councillor


(ˈkaʊn səlˌwʊm ən)

n., pl. -wom•en.
a woman who is a member of a council, esp. the legislative body of a city or town.
usage: See -woman.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.councilwoman - a woman who is a council member
council member, councillor - a member of a council


[ˈkaʊnslˌwʊmən] N (councilwomen (pl)) (US) → concejala f
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