Definition of country gentlewoman in English:

country gentlewoman

noun

  • A gentlewoman who lives in the country.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Greene (bap. 1558, d. 1592), writer and playwright. From country + gentlewoman.

Pronunciation

country gentlewoman

/ˌkʌntrɪ ˈdʒɛntlˌwʊmən/