Mary Magdalene Definition

măgdə-lən, -lēn
noun
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
  • St. Mary Magdalen
  • Mary Magdalen
  • St. Mary Magdalene
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pronoun

(biblical) A female disciple of Jesus.

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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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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

  • Mary + Magdalene

    From Wiktionary

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