What does the word madonna mean?

Usage examples for madonna

  1. " You sent for me, Madonna. – The Shame of Motley by Raphael Sabatini
  2. To have painted you in such a condition and without the possibility of getting your consent would have been sacrilege, even if I had painted you as a Madonna." – Aylwin by Theodore Watts-Dunton
  3. At the same time there is an increase in the dignity of the Madonna and in her importance as an individual. – The Madonna in Art by Estelle M. Hurll