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Definition 1: a woman possessing heroic qualities or a woman who has performed heroic deeds - [noun denoting person]

(heroine is a kind of ...) an adult female person (as opposed to a man)

"the woman kept house while the man hunted"

(... is an instance of heroine) Jewish heroine in one of the books of the Apocrypha; she saved her people by decapitating the Assyrian general Holofernes

(... is an instance of heroine) heroine of the American Revolution who carried water to soldiers during the Battle of Monmouth Court House and took over her husband's gun when he was overcome by heat (1754-1832)

Definition 2: the main good female character in a work of fiction - [noun denoting person]

(heroine is a kind of ...) an actor's portrayal of someone in a play

"she played the part of Desdemona"

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