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English definition of “girlhood”


noun [C or U]     /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. → See also boyhood, childhoodYoung peopleChildren and babiesStages of life
(Definition of girlhood noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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