Definition of mater dolorosa in English:

mater dolorosa

Syllabification: ma·ter do·lo·ro·sa
Pronunciation: /ˈmātər ˌdōləˈrōsə, ˈmätər, ˌdäl-
 
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The Virgin Mary sorrowing for the death of Jesus Christ, especially as a representation in art.

Origin

from medieval Latin, 'sorrowful mother'.

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