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[n] United States pop singer and sex symbol during the 1980s (born in 1958)
[n] the mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics


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\Ma*don"na\, n. [It. madonna my lady. See {Dame}, {Donna}, and cf. {Madame}, {Monkey}.]
1. My lady; -- a term of address in Italian formerly used as the equivalent of Madame, but for which Signora is now substituted. Sometimes introduced into English. --Shak.
2. [pl. {Madonnas} (n[.a]z).] A picture of the Virgin Mary (usually with the babe). The Italian painters are noted for drawing the Madonnas by their own wives or mistresses. --Rymer.

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