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maiden

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈmeɪ.dən/

maiden noun [C] (WOMAN)

literary a girl or young woman: In the story, the prince woos and wins the fair maiden.

maiden noun [C] (CRICKET)

(also maiden over) an over in cricket in which no runs are scored

maiden

adjective [before noun] uk   us   /ˈmeɪ.dən/
of or about the first of its type: The Titanic sank on her maiden voyage.
Translations of “maiden”
in Vietnamese cô gái chưa chồng…
in Spanish doncella…
in Thai สาวโสด…
in Malaysian belum berkahwin…
in French jeune fille…
in German unverheiratete Frau…
in Chinese (Traditional) 女子, 女孩,少女,年輕女子…
in Indonesian gadis…
in Russian девушка…
in Turkish evlenmemiş genç bayan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女子, 女孩,少女,年轻女子…
in Polish panna…
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