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matriarch

the female head of a tribe or family, esp in a matriarchy
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Vila was the matriarch of five generations and a surrogate mother for several hand raised western lowland gorillas during her lifetime.
STARCHY: Kidman excels as the seminary's matriarch She continues her fascination with women isolated from the wider world, and creates another elegant and atmospheric essay on their position in a world of male-created violence.
We're excited about how Peggy Mitchell, the matriarch to end all matriarchs, could bid her final farewell to Albert Square,' says Dominic.
He said: "You think when you leave school or university or college that's you finished with passing tests - until you met Denise Robertson, the matriarch of studio eight.
Helen McCrory, who plays Peaky Blinders matriarch Aunt Polly, leaving the set - left, filming on Rodney Street continued into the night
According to media reports, the Pacquiao matriarch was shocked when she learned that the BIR is also looking into her tax payments.
11) In that sense, revising The Trowenna Sea or The Matriarch might be seen as a way for Ihimaera both to correct his own work per se and to correct his rewriting of others' work--to re-rewrite, if one may be permitted the ugly neologism.
Not much has changed when it comes to the way the Kardashian matriarch is today- always striving for her daughters to look and be their best.
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1 ( ANI ): No one from Michael Jackson's family will be prosecuted over the fight outside the home of family matriarch Katherine's home last July, it has been revealed.
The family matriarch is Anna Carter, a funfair force to be reckoned with.