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statesman

1. a political leader whose wisdom, integrity, etc., win great respect
2. a person active and influential in the formulation of high government policy, such as a cabinet member
3. a politician
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If playwright Rhoda Lerman's one-person bio drama ``Eleanor'' (based on her 1989 novel) is to be taken on its own terms, Eleanor Roosevelt (1888-1962), during the years 1918-1922, reinvented herself from a submissive, husband-worshipping wife and mother of five to the independent, dynamic being that would become one of the 20th century's most significant stateswomen.
The "Spice Girls" of tennis were for once nowhere to be seen as these two elder stateswomen chalked up 59 years of experience between them.
A diverse cross section of young leaders throughout the entire country acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to be active, informed and responsible citizens, voters, statesmen and stateswomen through their participation in political awareness conventions and academic summer programs.
As elder stateswomen who have seen it all, they offer worldly wisdom for young up-and-comers whose lives are on the fast track and (whether they know it or not) spinning out of control.
Eirene, as she was universally known, represented East Flints in Parliament, and it was with great pleasure that my wife and I accepted an invitation to a concert at Gregynog, a tribute to one of the greatest Welsh stateswomen.
95) You can't know your gay future without knowing your gay past, and Village Elders brings to light our underexposed gay history in a loving and absorbing photo documentary of Greenwich Village's senior statesmen and stateswomen.

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