Definition of heroine noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    heroine

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈhɛroʊən//
     
     
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  1. 1a girl or woman who is admired by many people for doing something brave or good the heroines of the revolution
  2. 2 the main female character in a story, novel, movie, etc. The heroine is played by Katie Holmes. Shakespeare's heroines
  3. 3a woman that you admire because of a particular quality or skill that she has Madonna was her teenage heroine. compare hero
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