Synonyms for Matron:

n.

housekeeper, warder, superintendent, jailer, gaoler, warden, administrator, governor, corrections officer. matriarch, nurse, nurse practitioner, mother, lpn, staff nurse, registered nurse, practical nurse, sister, wife, rn, midwife, dowager. female (noun)
gentlewoman.
matron (noun)
head nurse.
old woman (noun)
dowager.
woman (noun)
gentlewoman, lass, woman, female, womanhood, matriarch, administrator, dowager, femininity, mother, girl, lady, housekeeper, wife, superintendent, frau, squaw, dame, milady.

Other synonyms:

jailer, staff nurse, warder, nurse practitioner, practical nurse, rn, registered nurse, corrections officer, lpn, matriarch. warden. sister. nurse. married woman
wife.
widow
dowager.
Other relevant words:
housekeeper, matriarch, dame, nurse, warden, superintendent, dowager, wife, mother, administrator, sister, head nurse.

Usage examples for matron

  1. His manner, once away from the presence of the matron was as different as possible; and Joel, who had never met him in just this way, stared in amazement. – Five Little Peppers at School by Margaret Sidney
  2. Yet he was never alone- there was always some young matron ready to lead him to her carriage and whisk him away to lunch or dinner. – The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair
  3. I went back again to the matron – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins