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English definition of “mother”

mother

noun [C] (RELIGIOUS WOMAN)    /ˈmʌð.ər/ US  // (also Mother)
the title of a woman who is in charge of, or who has a high rank within, a convent (= house of religious women): Mother Theresa a mother superior [as form of address] Good morning , Mother.Religious titlesMonks and nuns
(Definition of mother noun (RELIGIOUS WOMAN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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