Definition of clanswoman in English:



  • A female member of a clan.

    ‘a fellow clanswoman’
    • ‘The young women may have perished in the wilderness, but the clanswomen in line one have survived to combine their voices and presumably to generate replacements for the young women who were lost.’
    • ‘She connects with her clanswomen through the affirmation of a shared artistic achievement.’
    • ‘As a woman speaking to women, she is thus directing her cry to her clanswomen.’
    • ‘In 1983 Alaska's Governor Sheffield named a day in her honor, but she chose to share the honor by naming her day Yanwaa Sháa Day to recognize her clanswomen.’