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Definition of dowager noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    dowager

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    noun
    NAmE//ˈdaʊədʒər//
     
     
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  1. 1a woman of high social rank who has a title from her dead husband the dowager Duchess of Norfolk
  2. 2(informal) an impressive, usually rich, old woman
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