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Definition of Madam


  1. A gentlewoman; -- an appellation or courteous form of address given to a lady, especially an elderly or a married lady; -- much used in the address, at the beginning of a letter, to a woman. The corresponding word in addressing a man is Sir.

Madam Quotations

Madam President, speaking here in Dublin Castle it is impossible to ignore the weight of history, as it was yesterday when you and I laid wreaths at the Garden of Remembrance.
Queen Elizabeth II

Consistency, madam, is the first of Christian duties.
Charlotte Bronte

Madam, I have been looking for a person who disliked gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship.
Sydney Smith

The English, the plain English, of the politest address of a gentleman to a lady is, I am now, dear Madam, your humble servant: Pray be so good as to let me be your Lord and Master.
Samuel Richardson

Hell, madam, is to love no longer.
Georges Bernanos
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Madam Translations

madam in Danish is fru, frue
madam in French is madame
madam in French is madame
madam in Italian is signora
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