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English definition of “girlhood”

girlhood

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈɡɜːl.hʊd/ us    /ˈɡɝːl-/ old-fashioned
the period when a person is a girl, and not yet a woman, or the state of being a girl: She lived in India during her girlhood. Young peopleChildren and babiesStages of life
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