Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A woman who is a member of a legislative assembly.

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  • n. A female member of an assembly.
  • n. A member of the lower house of certain US state legislatures.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a female member of a legislative body called an assembly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a woman assemblyman

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Examples

  • Claiming he was willing to put that behind him, Raggio added, "What is difficult to overlook is [Angle's] record of being totally ineffective as a four-term assemblywoman, her inability or unwillingness to work with others, even within her own party, and her extreme positions on issues such as Medicare, social security, education, veterans affairs and many others."

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  • Sharron Angle, a former four-term assemblywoman, fidgeted in the back of the room as she waited for her name to be called, and when it was she ran down the center aisle as if summoned to the stage of the "The Price Is Right."

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  • Lupardo, the three-term assemblywoman whose district includes BU, said the university is doing quality research, but needs more public and private financial support so the work of its faculty and graduate students creates more jobs.

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  • “Especially when it comes to women’s position in society, this is still a developing country,” says Osaka assemblywoman Kanako Otsuji.

    Kickboxing Geishas

  • Na Kyung-won, the candidate from the conservative Grand National Party, is a four-term national assemblywoman who has the backing of another woman, Park Geun-hye, a leading candidate for her party's nomination for president next year.

    Battle for the Soul of Korea

  • They helped nominate Ms. Angle, a conservative assemblywoman, in the Republican primary.

    Nevada, Where Laggards Can Win

  • Ms Angle, 61 years old, and a former state assemblywoman, came out swinging in the opening moments of the debate, lambasting Mr. Reid and President Barack Obama on issues including healthcare, the economy and immigration.

    Senate Debate Raises Ante in Nevada

  • Deborah is the assemblywoman for the 66th district in Manhattan.

    Matthew Yglesias » The End in Somalia

  • No other contest this year has been as close for as long, with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D) and former state assemblywoman Sharron Angle (R) running neck and neck since the June primary.

    Six midterm races that might be headed for recounts

  • In 2003, as a state assemblywoman, she crusaded against Proposition 54, which would bar government from collecting racial data.

    The New Chinese Exclusion Act

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