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[dawr-uh-thee-uh, dor-] /ˌdɔr əˈθi ə, ˌdɒr-/
a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “gift of God.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "But there were lions even in the temple of Solomon," cried Dorothea.

    Homo Sum, Complete Georg Ebers
  • Dorothea and I were not sure that Mrs. Coleridge enjoyed the cottage as much as he did.

    Days Off Henry Van Dyke
  • And since Philippina never spoke of Daniel in any but a derogatory and spiteful tone, Dorothea felt perfectly safe on that ground.

    The Goose Man Jacob Wassermann
  • She was surveying the room with pride when Dorothea walked in.

    An Australian Lassie Lilian Turner
  • By some such reasoning as this Lady Dorothea persuaded herself to this course; and who should gainsay her?

  • In every way she was cast in a different mould from Dorothea.

    An Australian Lassie Lilian Turner

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