the mother of Jesus; Christians reference the lady once the Virgin Mary; she's especially recognized by Roman Catholics
- 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).
Name Origin: Latin
Name Gender: Female
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.
(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.
- (letter.) A picture for the Virgin Mary (usually aided by the babe).
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.