Definition of dona
: a Portuguese or Brazilian woman of rank —used as a title prefixed to the Christian name
Origin of dona
Portuguese, from Latin domina lady — more at dame
First Known Use: circa 1897
Definition of doña
: a Spanish woman of rank —used as a title prefixed to the Christian name
Origin of doña
Spanish, from Latin domina
First Known Use: 1606
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Spanish Central: Translation of "dona"
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