Usage Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American), American (Hispanic), Biblical Hebrew, Literature
Pronounced Pron. MAHG-dah-lah (Spanish (Latin American)), MAG-də-lə (American (Hispanic))
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 1/29/2010
From the biblical, historic village on the Sea of Galilee, whose name meant "tower" in Hebrew. It is where Mary Magdalene was from.It is the name of a central character in the Agatha Christie mystery novel "Peril at End House," which features detective Hercule Poirot.