Definition of

Mata Hari

  1. (noun, person) Dutch dancer who was executed by the French as a German spy in World War I (1876-1917)

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Synonyms of Mata Hari

margarete gertrud zelle

Origin of the word Mata Hari

  1. stage name taken by Margaretha Gertruida Zelle (1876-1917), from Malay mata "eye" + hari "day, dawn." more

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