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  1. Ma·don·na
    IPA[məˈdänə]
  2. noun

    • 1. the Virgin Mary.

    • 2. a picture, statue, or medallion of the Madonna, typically depicted seated and holding the infant Jesus.

    • 3. an idealized virtuous and beautiful woman:

      he describes Evelyn as a madonna
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: madonna, plural noun: madonnas

    • (born 1958), US pop singer and actress; born Madonna Louise Ciccone. Albums such as Like a Virgin (1984) and her image as a sex symbol brought her international stardom in the mid 1980s.
    • noun

      the Virgin Mary.

      a picture, statue, or medallion of the Madonna.

    • (born 1958), US pop singer and actress; born Madonna Louise Ciccone. Albums such as Like a Virgin (1984) and her image as a sex symbol brought her international stardom in the mid 1980s.
    • noun

      a tall white-flowered lily with golden pollen. Native to Asia Minor, it is traditionally associated with purity and is often depicted in paintings of the Madonna.
    • noun

      a tall white-flowered lily of the eastern Mediterranean, often depicted in paintings of the Madonna.
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