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Definition of dame noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    dame

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    NAmE//deɪm//
     
     
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  1. 1Dame (in Britain) a title given to a woman as a special honor because of the work she has done Dame Maggie Smith She was made a Dame in the Queen's Birthday honors list.
  2. 2 (old-fashioned) (informal) a woman
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