Madeleine may refer to:


* Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland, third in line to the Swedish throne.
* Disappearance of Madeleine McCann

Places and buildings

* La Madeleine, various communes in France.
* Madeleine River, a river in eastern France.
* Église de la Madeleine, a church in Paris.
* Madeleine (Paris Metro), a metro station in Paris.
* Îles-de-la-Madeleine, a provincial electoral district in the province of Quebec.
* Cathedral of the Madeleine, a Roman Catholic Church in Salt Lake City.

Art and literature

* Madeline, fictional character created by Ludwig Bemelmans.
* Monsieur Madeleine, an alias used by the fictional character Jean Valjean in the novel Les Misérables by Victor Hugo.
* Madeleine (film), a 1950 film directed by David Lean.
* Madeline (1998 film), a live action adaptation of the Ludwig Bemelmans book series
* "Madeleine", an operetta by Victor Herbert.


* Madeleine (cake), a traditional sweet from France, referenced in Marcel Proust's "In Search of Lost Time".
* Madeleine, an Object Prevalence layer written in Ruby (programming language)

ee also

* Magdalen - disambiguation page
* Magdalene - disambiguation page

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  • Madeleine — Madeleine …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • madeleine — [ madlɛn ] n. f. • 1223 faire la Madeleine; lat. Magdalena « femme de Magdala », pécheresse célèbre de l Évangile 1 ♦ Loc. Pleurer comme une Madeleine, abondamment. 2 ♦ (1845; de Madeleine Paulmier, cuisinière) Petit gâteau sucré à pâte molle, de …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Madeleine — Ce nom de famille correspond bien sûr au prénom Madeleine (Magdalena, originaire de Magdala, en Galilée), popularisé par Marie de Magdala (= Marie Madeleine, assimilée dans l esprit populaire à la pécheresse repentie de l Evangile). Comme tous… …   Noms de famille

  • Madeleine — Madeleine, Madelaine, Madeline englische, französische Form von → Magdalena (Bedeutung: die aus Magdala Stammende). Namensträgerin: Madeleine Albright, US amerikanische Politikerin …   Deutsch namen

  • Madeleine — fem. proper name, variation of MADELINE (Cf. Madeline). The kind of small, rich confection is attested from 1845, said in OED to be named for Madeleine Paulmier, 19c. French pastry cook; any use with a sense of small thing that evokes powerful… …   Etymology dictionary

  • madeleine — [mad′ l in] n. [Fr, ? after Madeleine Paulnier, 19th c. Fr cook] a type of small, rich cake baked in a shell shaped mold …   English World dictionary

  • Madeleine — (Madelaine, franz., spr. madlǟn ), soviel wie Magdalene. Das Diminutiv ist Madelon …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Madeleine, La — (spr. madlǟn ), Flecken im franz. Depart. Nord, Arrond. Lille, Vorort von Lille, unweit der kanalisierten Deûle, an der Nordbahn, hat Baumwoll und Flachsspinnereien und Webereien, Fabriken für Nähzwirn, chemische Produkte, Tonwaren, Eisen und… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Madeleine — (frz., spr. mad lähn), Magdalene; Madelon (spr. mad lóng), Lenchen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Madeleine [2] — Madeleine, La (spr. mad lähn), Stadt im franz. Dep. Nord, Vorort von Lille, (1901) 12.359 E …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon