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[lawng-shawr-woo m-uh n, -shohr-, long-] /ˈlɔŋˈʃɔrˌwʊm ən, -ˈʃoʊr-, ˈlɒŋ-/

noun, plural longshorewomen.
a woman employed on the wharves of a port, as in loading and unloading vessels.


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