sophia

Sophie

[soh-fee]
noun
a female given name.
Also, Sophia [soh-fee-uh, -fahy-uh, soh-fee-uh] .
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Sophia (səʊˈfaɪə)
 
n
1630--1714, electress of Hanover (1658--1714), in whom the Act of Settlement (1701) vested the English Crown. She was a granddaughter of James I of England and her son became George I of Great Britain and Ireland

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Sophia
fem. proper name, from Gk. sophia "wisdom," from sophos "wise."
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