Mary-magdalene meaning

măg'də-lən, -lēn'
In the New Testament, a woman whom Jesus cured of evil spirits. She is also identified with the repentant prostitute who washed the feet of Jesus.
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(biblical) A female disciple of Jesus.
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Origin of mary-magdalene

  • Ultimately from Greek Mariā hē Magdalēnē Mary of Magdala probably after Magdala a village on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Wiktionary