MadonnaMa‧don‧na1 /məˈdɒnə $ məˈdɑː-/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 →the Madonna2[countable]RRC a picture or figure of Mary
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Madonna• They are trying to be Madonna at 8, running around in lace.• After all, it never did the romantically fickleMadonna any harm.• She s not just Madonna for us, explained a teenager in the wildly emotional Wembley crowd.• In these imageslie the origins of Madonna and Child.• Mostly, though, it sells Madonna.• The popstarMadonna, 41, is expecting her second baby.• The picture has an oddformality to it, a portrait of the Madonna on death row.• People don't buy a Tim Willocks book because he once slept with Madonna.MadonnaMa·don·na2 /məˈdɒnə $ -ˈdɑːnə/ 🔊 🔊 (1958-) a US singer and filmactress, one of the most most successfulpopmusicians of the 1980s and 1990s. She is known for dressing and performing in her concerts and music videos in a way that is sexually exciting and sometimes shocking. Her songs include Like a Virgin (1984), Papa Don’t Preach (1986), and 4 Minutes (2008). Her films include Desperately Seeking Susan (1985), Body of Evidence (1993), and Evita (1996). She is married to the English film directorGuy Ritchie, and in October 2006 she adopted a boy from Malawi called David Banda Mwale. She is also known for being interested in Kabbalah.