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Mata Hari

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

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Definitions of Mata Hari

Mata Hari (n.)
Dutch dancer who was executed by the French as a German spy in World War I (1876-1917);
Synonyms: Margarete Gertrud Zelle
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