FLOTUS

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FLOTUS

  1. Acronym of First Lady of the United States.

Usage notes[edit]

The term "First Lady" was not used until the 1849 funeral of Dolley Madison, wife of ex-president James Madison (term 1809-1817), by then-President Zachary Taylor, for the wife of a president of the United States.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ History Channel; "Dolley Madison"; eds. History.com; 9 November 2009
  2. ^ SoftSchools.com; "First Ladies of the White House"
  3. ^ Côté, Richard N. (2005) Strength and Honor: The Life of Dolley Madison, Corinthian Books, →ISBN, page 261

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