Magdalen

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (given name) enPR: măgʹdə-lĭn, IPA(key): /ˈmæɡdəlɪn/
  • (Magdalen College) enPR: môdʹlĭn, IPA(key): /ˈmɔːdlɪn/
  • Homophone: maudlin (for Magdalen College sense)

Proper noun[edit]

Magdalen

  1. A female given name; a variant of Magdalene
    • 1850, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, The Blessed Damozel
      "We two," she said, "will seek the groves / Where the lady Mary is, / With her five handmaidens, whose names / Are five sweet symphonies, / Cecily, Gertrude, Magdalen, / Margaret and Rosalys.
  2. Magdalen College (a college of Oxford University)

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