Comfort Woman Definition

noun
A woman or girl forced into sex slavery by the Japanese military during World War II.
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Synonyms:
  • ianfu
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Other Word Forms of Comfort Woman

Noun

Singular:
comfort woman
Plural:
comfort-women

Origin of Comfort Woman

  • Translation of Japanese ianfu ian comfort fu woman

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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