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Emma

[em-uh] /ˈɛm ə/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Erma.

Emma

[em-uh] /ˈɛm ə/
noun
1.
a novel (1815) by Jane Austen.
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Examples for Emma
  • Emma eventually gave birth to seven children, three of whom died shortly after birth.
  • Emma bull also refers to hoodoo in her novel bone dance a fantasy for technophiles.
  • The founders of these denominations all studied with Emma curts hopkins.
Word Origin and History for Emma
emma
1891, British telephone and radio enunciation of M to avoid confusion with N.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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