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In France and French-speaking countries: a female citizen. Also (frequently with capital initial) used as a title or form of address during the French Revolution (now historical).
Late 18th century; earliest use found in Diary; or, Woodfall's Register. From French citoyenne female citizen, feminine form corresponding to citoyen.
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