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[yoo-nis] /ˈyu nɪs/
a city in S central Louisiana.
a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “good victory.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "I never noticed before, in all my life, how quickly the tide goes out," added Eunice.

    Cricket at the Seashore Elizabeth Westyn Timlow
  • Eunice, we know that we love each other: why should we conceal it any longer?

  • Eunice had turned her head away, and Orrin was concealed by a tall shrub.

    Jessamine Marion Harland
  • It was a cruel strait for Miss Eunice and staggered her faith.

    A Little Girl in Old Salem Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • "We'll have the European letters to-night," said Eunice, joyfully, as they sat down to the table.

    Cricket at the Seashore Elizabeth Westyn Timlow
Word Origin and History for Eunice

fem. proper name, from Latin, from Greek Eunike, literally "victorious," from eu "well" (see eu-) + nike "victory" (see Nike).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Eunice in the Bible

happily conquering, the mother of Timothy, a believing Jewess, but married to a Greek (Acts 16:1). She trained her son from his childhood in the knowledge of the Scriptures (2 Tim. 3:15). She was distinguished by her "unfeigned faith."

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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