Definitions for donaˈdɔ nɑ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

do•naˈdɔ nɑ(n.)(pl.)-nas.

  1. (cap.) Madam; Lady: a Portuguese title prefixed to a woman's given name.

    Category: Foreign Term

  2. (in Portuguese-speaking countries) a lady or gentlewoman.

    Category: Foreign Term

Origin of dona:

1615–25; < Pg < L domina

do•ñaˈdɔ nyɑ(n.)(pl.)-ñas.

  1. (cap.) Madam; Lady: a Spanish title prefixed to a woman's given name.

    Category: Foreign Term

  2. (in Spanish-speaking countries) a lady or gentlewoman.

    Category: Foreign Term

Origin of doña:

1615–25; < Sp < L domina


Translations for dona

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

mistress(noun)

a woman who commands, controls or owns

a dog and his mistress.

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