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English definition of “heroine”

heroine

noun [C]     /ˈherəʊɪn/
MAIN CHARACTER the main female character in a book or film , who is usually good: the heroine of the film ' Alien 'Casting, roles and scriptsCharacters in literature and film
BRAVE WOMAN a woman who does something brave or good that people respect or admire her forHeroes and cowards
(Definition of heroine noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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