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Madonna

noun [C/U]  /məˈdɑ·nə/ us  
the mother of Jesus, or a picture or statue of her
Translations of “Madonna”
in Spanish la Virgen…
in French Madone…
in German die Madonna…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聖母瑪利亞的畫像(或雕像)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 圣母马利亚的画像(或雕像)…
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