Definition of “matron” - English Dictionary

“matron” in British English

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matronnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmeɪ.trən/ us /ˈmeɪ.trən/

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

“matron” in American English

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matronnoun [ C ]

us /ˈmeɪ·trən/

matron noun [ C ] (WOMAN)

dated a married woman who is old enough and of a high enough social class to have the respect of others

matron noun [ C ] (MANAGER)

a woman who is in charge of women or children at a hospital, police station, prison, or school

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