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Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪdn/

Translation of maiden in Spanish:


  • 1 (woman) [archaic or liter] doncella (feminine) [arcaico o liter]
    Example sentences
    • She was humming to herself an enchanting melody, and the young Count stood there entranced by the fair young maiden.
    • In the meantime, not far off from where the battle was, a young and fair maiden was riding abroad on her beautiful white stallion, Evelyn.
    • These constricted walkways close one in but then open into wide courtyards where young maidens dance around wells, their sing-song voices light and lustrous.
    Example sentences
    • This paper deals with another manifestation of mortuary garlanding - the custom of making maidens ' garlands for deceased young female virgins.
    • The end of the rite is a year early, and virginal women have gathered to burn their tassels in the presence of the King who is expected to choose his 17th wife from the maidens.
    • Maidens and bachelors who want husbands and wives can dance for their mates.
  • 2 [Horse racing][ caballo que todavía no ha ganado ninguna carrera ]


(before noun/delante del nombre)
  • 1.1 (unmarried) soltera, solterona [pejorative/peyorativo] 1.2 (inaugural) [flight/speech] inaugural her maiden budget su primer presupuesto

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