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[uh-meyl-yuh, am-uh-lee-uh] /əˈmeɪl yə, ˌæm əˈli ə/
a female given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Then Amalia understood many things better than ever before, and grew if possible more tender of her mother.

    The Eye of Dread Payne Erskine
  • The Abbate led the way, with Marcolina and Amalia on either side.

    Casanova's Homecoming Arthur Schnitzler
  • But still he persisted, “Amalia––never mind what your father thought; tell me your own faith.”

    The Eye of Dread Payne Erskine
  • Yet perhaps it was the illumination which gave so gloomy a cast to Amalia's features.

    Casanova's Homecoming Arthur Schnitzler
  • Amalia opened the door of the horrible place and pushed her daughter inside.

    The Grandee Armando Palacio Valds
  • Am I more interested in that star, Amalia, than in any other of the bright host?

    Vivian Grey Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
  • You, Amalia, are victorious, and you may snap your fingers at opinion.

    Vittoria, Complete George Meredith
  • Tell me, then, my Amalia; let me share your secrets, provided they be your sorrows.

    Vivian Grey Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
  • But Amalia was none the less married in due time to an elderly factory-owner, a German, and an old comrade of the general's.

    The Possessed Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • He concluded by miauling 'Amalia' in the triumph of contempt.

    Vittoria, Complete George Meredith

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