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

  • n. A woman who is a member of the municipal legislative body in a town or city in many jurisdictions.

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  • n. Feminine form of alderman.

Etymologies

alder(man) + woman.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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