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Noun: heroine  he-row-in
  1. The main good female character in a work of fiction
  2. A woman possessing heroic qualities or a woman who has performed heroic deeds

Sounds like: he

Derived forms: heroines

Type of: adult female, character, part, persona, role, theatrical role, woman

Encyclopedia: Heroine