PRONOUNCED: do-LO-res (Spanish), də-LAWR-is (English) [key]
Meaning & History
Means "sorrows", taken from the Spanish title of the Virgin Mary María de los Dolores
, meaning "Mary of Sorrows". It has been used in the English-speaking world since the 19th century, becoming especially popular in America during the 1920s and 30s.
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