Widow (redirected from Widow & orphan)
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A woman whose husband has died. In many countries, widows are eligible for certain state benefits. Widows generally receive at least a portion of their husband's pension
or other retirement plan
. Likewise, a man whose wife has died is called a widower.
A woman who has not remarried following the death of her husband.