Pronunciation: (kou'gûrl"), [key]
1. a woman who herds and tends cattle on a ranch, esp. in the western U.S., and who traditionally goes about most of her work on horseback.
2. a woman who exhibits the skills attributed to such cowgirls, esp. in rodeos.
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