Mary Magdalene

noun Mary Mag·da·lene \-ˈmag-də-lən, -ˌlēn; -ˌmag-də-ˈlē-nē\

Definition of Mary Magdalene

  1. :  a woman who was healed of evil spirits by Jesus and who saw the risen Christ near his sepulchre

Origin and Etymology of mary magdalene

Late Latin Magdalene, from Greek Magdalēnē

First Known Use: before 12th century

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