What does madonna mean?

madonna meaning in General Dictionary

the mother of Jesus; Christians reference the lady once the Virgin Mary; she's especially recognized by Roman Catholics

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  • US pop singer and intercourse expression through the 1980s (born in 1958)
  • My woman a term of target in Italian formerly used since the equivalent of Madame however for which Signora happens to be substituted often introduced into English
  • My woman; -- a phrase of address in Italian previously made use of as the same as Madame, but for which Signora is substituted. Often introduced into English.
  • a photo associated with Virgin Mary (usually with all the hottie).

madonna meaning in Names Dictionary

Name Origin: Latin
Name Gender: Female

madonna meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1580s, "Italian woman," from Italian madonna, from Old Italian ma donna (Italian mia donna) "my lady," from ma "my" + donna "lady," from Latin domina (see dame). Feeling of "picture or statue associated with the Virgin Mary" is from 1640s. The U.S. singer/dancer (name Madonna Louise Ciccone, b.1958) achieved to pop stardom in fall 1984.

madonna - German to English


madonna meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) My woman; -- a term of address in Italian previously used given that equivalent of Madame, but for which Signora is now replaced. Occasionally introduced into English.

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  • (letter.) A picture for the Virgin Mary (usually aided by the babe).

Sentence Examples with the word madonna

It was the birthplace of the painter Giorgio Barbarelli (Il Giorgione, 1477-1512), and the cathedral contains one of his finest works, the Madonna with SS.

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