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Dana

[dey-nuh] /ˈdeɪ nə/
noun
1.
Charles Anderson, 1819–97, U.S. journalist, editor, and publisher.
2.
Edward Salisbury, 1849–1935, U.S. mineralogist and physicist.
3.
his father, James Dwight, 1813–95, U.S. geologist and mineralogist.
4.
Richard Henry, Jr. 1815–82, U.S. jurist, author, and sailor: specialist in admiralty law.
5.
a male or female given name.
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Dana

/ˈdeɪnə/
noun
1.
James Dwight (dwaɪt). 1813–95, American geologist; noted for his work The System of Mineralogy (1837)
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Dana

fem. proper name; in U.S. little used before c.1925, then in top 100 for girls born from 1963 to 1984.

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DANA

Drug and Alcohol Nursing Association
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