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madame

noun ma·dame \mə-ˈdam, ma-ˈ, before a surname also ˈma-dəm\

—used like Mrs . as a title for a married Frenchwoman

Full Definition of MADAME

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plural mes·dames \mā-ˈdäm, -ˈdam\ —used as a title equivalent to Mrs. for a married woman not of English-speaking nationality
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plural madames :  madam 3

Origin of MADAME

French, from Old French ma dame
First Known Use: circa 1674

Other Forms of Address Terms

appellation, beatitude, brethren, emeritus, esquire, sire, sous
MADAME Defined for Kids

madame

noun ma·dame \mə-ˈdam, ma-ˈdam, before a surname also ˈma-dəm\
plural mes·dames or ma·dames \mā-ˈdäm, -ˈdam\

Definition of MADAME for Kids

—used as a title that means Mrs. for a married woman who is not of an English-speaking nationality

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