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[kri-stee-nuh] /krɪˈsti nə/
1626–89, queen of Sweden 1632–54 (daughter of Gustavus Adolphus).
a female given name. Unabridged
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  • You'll see Christina at her best, and I'm going to say that that's something to see.

    "Persons Unknown" Virginia Tracy
  • For two years more Christina remained in the palace at Stockholm.

    Biographical Stories Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Thenceforth began a petty border warfare such as had existed when Christina first knew Adlerstein, but had of late died out.

    The Dove in the Eagle's Nest Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Then Christina was brought into the hall and placed before the old peasant.

    Biographical Stories Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Christina came out of the endowment-house, glowing, as to one side of her face.

    The Lions of the Lord Harry Leon Wilson
British Dictionary definitions for Christina


1626–89, queen of Sweden (1632–54), daughter of Gustavus Adolphus, noted particularly for her patronage of literature
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for Christina

see Cristina.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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