donna
noun (plural donne) Etymology: Italian, from Latin domina Date: 1738 an Italian woman especially of rank — used as a title prefixed to the given name

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  • donna — / dɔn:a/ s.f. [lat. dŏmĭna signora, padrona , lat. volg. domna ]. 1. [essere umano adulto di sesso femminile] ▶◀ ‖ femmina, signora. ◀▶ uomo. ‖ maschio, signore. ● Espressioni: eufem., buona donna, donna da marciapiede (o di malaffare o di strada …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • Dønna — Blason de Dønna Localisation de Dønna dans le Nordland …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Donna — Lage in Texas Basisdaten Staat: V …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Donna — Donna, TX U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 14768 Housing Units (2000): 5734 Land area (2000): 5.041082 sq. miles (13.056343 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.010756 sq. miles (0.027857 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.051838 sq. miles (13.084200 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • donna — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. ż Ia, CMc. donnannie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} żartobliwie o dziewczynie, kobiecie, którą się darzy uczuciem; kochanka, sympatia : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Miał przyjść kolega ze swoją donną. Moja donna i ja tworzymy wspaniałą parę.… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Donna — Don na, n. [It. donna, L. domina. See {Don}, {Dame}.] A lady; madam; mistress; the title given a lady in Italy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Donna — f English and Scottish: of recent origin (not found before the 1920s). It seems to be taken from the Italian word donna lady (cf. MADONNA (SEE Madonna)), but it has often been used as a feminine form of DONALD (SEE Donald) …   First names dictionary

  • Donna — (span.), Frau, bes. Frau von hohem Staude. Vgl. Don …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Donña — (span., spr. donnja, portug. Dona), Herrin, Gebieterin; s. Dom und Don …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Donna — (ital.), Herrin, Frau; vgl. Don …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Donna — Donna, s. Don …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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