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Erna

[ur-nuh] /ˈɜr nə/
noun
1.
a female given name: from an Old English word meaning “eagle.”.
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  • But there are stories I can tell you, which have happened since our dear Aunt Erna died.

    Two Royal Foes Eva Madden
  • Rita Revera has ceased to be—Erna Hattenbach returns to her family.

  • On her side Erna shrank from the count without understanding why.

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  • "His connection is hardly near enough to count in this matter," Erna answered.

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  • Erna sighed as she leaned half over the stone ledge upon which the sun lay warmly.

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  • In her chamber Erna found her great-aunt, all alive with eager curiosity.

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  • "Our Aunt Erna could not know that," she said, and continued the reading.

    Two Royal Foes Eva Madden
  • Erna laughed merrily, and turned her palfrey toward the lower ford.

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  • Erna was silent a moment, impressed by his earnestness; then she shook herself and laughed.

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  • Now and then one of Erna's damsels would hint that wild rumors were afloat.

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