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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mad·am /ˈmædəm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mad·am n.; pl. Madams, or Mesdames
 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; often abbreviated ma'am when used as a term of address.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a woman of refinement; "a chauffeur opened the door of the
           limousine for the grand lady" [syn: dame, ma'am, lady,
      2: a woman who runs a house of prostitution [syn: brothel