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a female given name: derived from John.
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jane (dʒeɪn)
slang chiefly (US) a girl or woman

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Word Origin & History

fem. proper name, from Fr. Jeanne, O.Fr. Jehane, from M.L. Johanna (see John). As a generic name for "girl, girlfriend" it is attested from 1906 in U.S. slang. Never a top-10 list name for girls born in the U.S., it ranked in the top 50 from 1931 to 1956. It may owe its "everywoman"
reputation to its association with John.
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Example sentences for Jane
After jane gives birth to the prince, she falls ill this brings the episode full circle.
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