Madonna

noun
Ma·​don·​na | \mə-ˈdä-nə \

Definition of Madonna 

1 archaic : lady used as a form of respectful address

2 obsolete : an Italian lady

3a : virgin mary

b : an artistic depiction (such as a painting or statue) of the Virgin Mary

4 : a morally pure and chaste woman

First Known Use of Madonna

1584, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Madonna

Italian, from Old Italian ma donna, literally, my lady

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Madonna

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English Language Learners Definition of Madonna

the Madonna : the Virgin Mary : the mother of Jesus Christ

: a painting or statue of the Virgin Mary

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