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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
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Following the twin narratives of youthful outlaw Lurie Mattie's and frontierswoman Nora Lark, Inland is shot through with the supernatural.
Following the twin narratives of youthful outlaw Lurie Mattie's escape westwards and acceptance by the Camel Corps, and frontierswoman Nora Lark's hardscrabble existence in her homestead in the Arizona Territory in 1893, Inland is shot through with the supernatural.
Following the twin narratives of youthful outlaw Lurie Mattie's escape westwards and acceptance by the Camel Corps, and frontierswoman Nora Lark's hardscrabble existence in her homestead, carved out of the Arizona Territory in 1893, Inland is shot through with the supernatural.
| 1903: Martha Jane Cannary, better known as frontierswoman Calamity Jane, died near Deadwood, Dakota.
He would be buried however, next to fabled frontierswoman Calamity Jane.
The lead will be played by Roslyn Dale from Stirling, who will swap her day job running pre-school music classes for the life of a beer swilling, whip cracking frontierswoman.
Along with him is Rosamund Pike's grief-stricken frontierswoman, who gives demented dirt-scratching performance.
Along with him is Rosamund Pike's griefstricken frontierswoman. Despite her demented dirt-scratching performance, Pike's flawless complexion and perfect teeth are in distracting contrast to the admirably authentic production design.
1852 1 MAY Calamity Jane, US frontierswoman and professional army scout, was born.
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.
Truth was also important to Hilary Swank in playing a frontierswoman in Tommy Lee Jones' "The Homesman." For the role, she had to hone her horse-riding skills, learn to steer a plow and drive mules pulling a wagon.