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matriarch

the female head of a tribe or family, esp in a matriarchy
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MTGI releases content through Punch TV Network and Matriarch TV Network.
prompts (quasi-) autobiographical readings, and Freudian interpretation could make much of the family relationships in The Matriarch and The Dream Swimmer.
Researchers described seeing how the creatures reacted on a Kenyan game reserve when a matriarch fell ill and died.
Fiona Hood-Stewart provides a fine novel in which a recently decreased matriarch manipulates everyone from the grave in a last ditch Hail Mary pass to see justice is done for her daughter.
Preacher and award-winning play author Penelope Duckworth discusses Mary as prophet, matriarch, theologian, disciple, intercessor, spiritual guide, and paradigm.
As children, they shared common bonds: a privileged life with membership in high society as well as a strong family unit run by a matriarch who commanded that its name remain untarnished, no matter its guarded secrets.
The family always has an old, old grandmother, the matriarch, who is the acknowledged leader.
Each character in the novel receives his or her due, including Peggy, the cheated-on matriarch of the family.
Frederica Kathleen Stephenson the matriarch of her family, was a resilient and beautiful woman with deep brown skin, a gorgeous smile, and a stylish poise that carried her through all of her 86 years.
This move by the Princess was "deeply shocking" to the royal matriarch, who felt that "the washing of dirty linen in public was utterly abhorrent", according to her biographer William Shawcross.
The tombs of the Matriarch Rachel and of her son, Yosef, had many visitors on the anniversary of the Matriarch's passing on 11 Cheshvan.
Irish-bred by Londonbased Gary Noble, Special Liberty is from the fourth litter of Matriarch, whose sire Staplers Jo is duplicated 2 x 4 in her pedigree, being the father also of Droopys Maldini's paternal grandsire Larkhill Jo.