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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A female member of a unit of sociopolitical organization consisting of a number of families, clans, or other groups who share a common ancestry and culture

Usage examples (20)
  • An Amazonian tribeswoman is found guilty of adultery and is duly punished in the harshest of ways.
  • Kenya -- Actress Carroll Baker goes native and enjoys it as a Masai tribeswoman adds more water to her tin tub.
  • At two, he was abandoned in the Ugandan jungle and lived with his monkey family until a tribeswoman spotted him in 1991.
  • Her hair was white and scanty, and there had been no attempt to twist and pin it into the style favored by the tribeswoman. for more
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