from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Lady; mistress; madam; -- a title of respect used in Spain, prefixed to the Christian name of a lady.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A lady: the Spanish equivalent of donna, especially as a conventional title of respect.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a Spanish courtesy title or form of address for a woman
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New Mexico (D): Republicans are growing increasingly confident in Dona Ana District Attorney Susana Martinez's (R) chances in the Land of Enchantment, releasing internal numbers earlier this week showing her with a double-digit edge over Lt. Gov.
If you want expensive Italian food delivered, Mia Dona is now delivering throughout Midtown [Strong Buzz]
When they began singing later, Ginny led them in "Dona, Dona" as well as their other standards.
William’s wife, Empress Augusta, whom he called Dona, remained in Berlin.
"I never heard my lady Dulcinea called Dona," observed Sancho here; "nothing more than the lady Dulcinea del Toboso; so here already the history is wrong."
"I never heard my lady Dulcinea called Dona," observed Sancho here;
"Dona, " he said as he reached the staircase door, -isn't that the title of a married woman?
That's William II in civilian clothes with his wife, the Empress Augusta, who was called "Dona".
Familiar examples of this are found in Bach's great Mass in B-minor, where the first two Agnus Deis are alto solos, followed by the "Dona" in four-part fugue.
Significant of the musical and liturgical aloofness of the "Dona" from the Agnus Dei in this composition, is the fact that no third Agnus Dei occurs at all.
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