Associations to the word «Magdalene»


MAGDALENE, proper noun. A female given name.
MAGDALENE, proper noun. Mary Magdalene, a disciple of Jesus.
MAGDALENE, noun. A reformed prostitute.
MAGDALENE ASYLUM, noun. (historical) A religious prison for prostitutes and unmarried mothers, usually as a source of forced labour.
MAGDALENE ASYLUMS, noun. Plural of Magdalene asylum
MAGDALENE LAUNDRIES, noun. Plural of Magdalene laundry
MAGDALENE LAUNDRY, noun. (historical) (chiefly Ireland) A religious facility in which prostitutes and unmarried mothers were kept, usually against their will, as a source of forced labour.

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