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madame

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

Simple Definition of madame

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

Full Definition of madame

  1. 1 plural mes·dames play \mā-ˈdäm, -ˈdam\ —used as a title equivalent to Mrs. for a married woman not of English-speaking nationality

  2. 2 plural madames :  madam 3

Origin of madame

French, from Old French ma dame


First Known Use: circa 1674

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