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(ˈmæɡdəˌliːn; ˌmæɡdəˈliːnɪ)
(Bible) See Mary Magdalene


(ˈmæg dəˌlin, -lən, ˌmæg dəˈli ni)

1. the, Mary Magdalene.
2. (l.c.) a reformed prostitute.
References in classic literature ?
With their Maudlin for Magdalene, and their Bedlam for
said the Preceptor, crossing himself; ``Saint Magdalene and the ten thousand virgins forbid
Mary Magdalene (12A) HHH HH A WOMAN'S most cherished asset, her reputation, is at the mercy of jealous, controlling men in this revisionist religious drama, which attempts to wash away the stains of ill repute from Jesus' devoted disciple.
Also known as Miriam of Magdala, Mary Magdalene was considered by the apostle John to be the founder of Christianity because she was the first witness to the Resurrection.
PLANS to sell the last remaining Magdalene Laundry must be rejected, a politician has claimed.
This artfully co-authored book examines the impact of gender on the evolving presence and depiction of two key religious figures, Thomas and Mary Magdalene, and their most central narratives, that of Mary Magdalene's meeting of Christ in the garden (the Noli me tangere narrative) and Christ's post-resurrection manifestation to the disbeliever Thomas (the "Doubting Thomas" narrative).
Magdalene Clark was admitted to Wishaw General for a blood transfusion and kept in for four weeks.
2 October 2017 - UK-based infrastructure market services provider M Group Services has acquired UK-based telecommunications infrastructure services provider Magdalene Ltd.
Catholics celebrate the feast of Mary Magdalene on July 22 every year.
The story of Jesus and Magdalene is biblical, common knowledge for many.
I was shocked upon reading Asuncion David Maramba's article, 'Closing the gap between priest and people' in the May 26 issue of the Inquirer, in which she mentioned that a Catholic priest, during a TV Mass, described Mary Magdalene as 'a prostitute, possessed by the devil.
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