doyenne

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a woman who is the senior member of a group

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This is the biggest event of its kind in the North-West, attracting doyennes of drag from far and wide.
If Onassis was an icon of New York society, the Lepine sisters - Gertrude, 68, Jeannette, 66, and Therese, 71 - are the doyennes of rural northern Vermont.
Mills & Boon, the doyennes of romantic fiction, are launching a series of action books aimed at men.
The guardians of the church fete and doyennes of the cakestall have voices and stares that can freeze at 50 paces.
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She is diffident about reaching the stage of becoming a PR doyenne, 'when the same enthusiasm for the business courses through the veins thirtysomething years after entering it.