Madonna meaning

mə-dŏn'ə
The Virgin Mary, especially as depicted in art.
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An image or figure of the Virgin Mary.
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Used as a form of polite address for a woman, especially in an Italian-speaking area.
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A former Italian title for a woman, equivalent to madam.
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Mary, mother of Jesus.
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A picture or statue of Mary.
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(skateboarding) A one-footed lien to tail trick, where the front foot is taken off and kicked out straight down behind the board.
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The Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus.
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A female given name.
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Origin of madonna

  • Italian from Old Italian ma- (variant of mia my) (from Latin mea Madame) donna lady (from Latin domina Madame)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Italian madonna, from Old Italian ma (“my") + donna (“lady"). The given name is derived from the English term, not used as a given name in Italy.
    From Wiktionary