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English definition of “maiden name”

maiden name

noun [C] uk   us  
A woman's maiden name is the family name she has before she gets married.Names and titles
(Definition of maiden name from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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