Meaning of “girlhood” in the English Dictionary

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"girlhood" in British English

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girlhoodnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈɡɜːl.hʊd/ us /ˈɡɝːl.hʊd/ 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.

(Definition of “girlhood” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"girlhood" in American English

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girlhoodnoun [ U ]

us /ˈɡɜrl·hʊd/

the period of time when a female person is a child:

She lived in Chicago during her girlhood.

(Definition of “girlhood” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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