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Mary Mag·da·lene(măg′də-lən, -lēn′)
In the New Testament, a woman whom Jesus cured of evil spirits. She is also identified with the repentant prostitute who washed the feet of Jesus.
[Ultimately from Greek Mariā hē Magdalēnē, Mary of Magdala, probably after Magdala, a village on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee.]
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(Bible) Saint Mary Magdalene New Testament a woman of Magdala (ˈmæɡdələ) in Galilee whom Jesus cured of evil spirits (Luke 8:2) and who is often identified with the sinful woman of Luke 7:36–50. In Christian tradition she is usually taken to have been a prostitute. Feast day: July 22. See also magdalen
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Mary of Magdala: traditionally identified with the repentant woman whom Jesus forgave. Luke 7:37–50.
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Maria MagdalenaMaria von Magdala
Magdalan MariaMaria Magdaleena
Maria från MagdalaMaria Magdalena
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