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English definition of “gentlewoman”

gentlewoman

noun [C]     /ˈdʒen.tl̩ˌwʊm.ən/ US  /-t̬l̩-/ (plural -women   /-wɪmɪn/   ) old-fashioned
a woman who belongs to a high social class , or who is kind , polite , and honest Kinds of womenMen and women
(Definition of gentlewoman noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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