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donna

[dawn-nah]
noun
  1. (initial capital letter) Madam; Lady: an Italian title of respect prefixed to the given name of a woman.
  2. an Italian lady.
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Origin of donna

1660–70; < Italian < Latin domina, feminine of dominus

Donna

[don-uh]
noun
  1. a female given name.
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Donna

noun
  1. an Italian title of address equivalent to Madam, indicating respect
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Word Origin for Donna

C17: from Italian, from Latin domina lady, feminine of dominus lord, master
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Word Origin and History for donna

Donna

fem. proper name, from Italian, literally "lady," from Latin domina (see dame).

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