from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman who is a native or inhabitant of France.
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- n. A French woman.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A woman of the French nation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person of French nationality
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How about this one, concerning a certain Frenchwoman's practical joke.
The 30-year-old Frenchwoman is playing the best tennis of her career, five years after she won the French Open and 10 years after her victory at the Australian.
But if the Frenchwoman was a good walker, Edith Talbot was a better one, and now that she no longer feared notice -- for she draped the large shawl as elegantly about her shoulders as any woman in Marseilles -- she decided to adopt a little strategy.
"What women!" said Vronsky, recalling the Frenchwoman and the actress with whom the two men he had mentioned were connected.
I have a beautiful opening in some memoranda I have made of the early life of a Frenchwoman, that is, up to the age of seventeen, when she is cast adrift upon the world, and I would work it all up together.
said Vronsky, recalling the Frenchwoman and the actress with whom the two men he had mentioned were connected.
There is always a something -- something indescribable -- about the Frenchwoman which is marked and distinctive, and which the English-bred woman can never actually imitate.
He called a Frenchwoman all the world over, Madamasel — that wor the name on ’em all.
"The term 'artist,' applied to our sex, signifies 'Frenchwoman' with him.
It's tempting to say that each expresses the brilliance of a woman of her culture: Seyfried a spunky American, feisty and independent; Binoche a passionate Frenchwoman, emotional and expressive; Wasikowska a steely Englishwoman, resolute and intelligent.
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