Magdalene

[ mag-duh-leen, -luh n, mag-duh-lee-nee ]
/ ˈmæg dəˌlin, -lən, ˌmæg dəˈli ni /

noun

(lowercase) a reformed prostitute.
Also Mag·da·len [mag-duh-luh n] /ˈmæg də lən/. a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “woman of Magdala.”
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Magdalene

/ (ˈmæɡdəˌliːn, ˌmæɡdəˈliːnɪ) /

noun

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