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[an-juh-luh] /ˈæn dʒə lə/
a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “messenger.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It is a pity Basia will not see all this, but she is so happy with her little Angela that she does not care for anything else.

    The Journal of Countess Franoise Krasinska Kasimir Dziekonska (translator)
  • Never in his life had he seen anything so amazingly beautiful as Angela.

    Colorado Jim George Goodchild
  • Angela felt, as Penelope had done, that all her dearest wishes were being granted at once.

    The Carroll Girls Mabel Quiller-Couch
  • Angela, the imperturbable, merely went on reading Bernard Shaw.

    Colorado Jim George Goodchild
  • That's Angela Hollywood; she's awfully funny, but, oh dear, she can't play basket ball; why she's never even made the team.

Word Origin and History for Angela

fem. proper name, Latin fem. of angelus "angel" (see angel).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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