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[fuh-lish-uh, -lish-ee-uh, -lee-shuh, -lis-ee-uh] /fəˈlɪʃ ə, -ˈlɪʃ i ə, -ˈli ʃə, -ˈlɪs i ə/
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “happy.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Felicia's flowers had begun to droop, nor could all her care rescue the fresh green of her lawn from turning to a dingy brown.

    Chronicles of Dustypore Henry Stewart Cunningham
  • "And think how surprised Charley will be when you drop in on her, Felicia," suggested Ernest.

    The Forbidden Trail Honor Willsie
  • Sounds fishy, said one, immediately detecting that this statement conflicted with the one made by Felicia.

    Frank Merriwell's Triumph Burt L. Standish
  • Felicia blinked back the tears and began to nibble her breakfast.

    The Forbidden Trail Honor Willsie
  • It was Merriwells plan, of which he had spoken, to take Felicia to Denver and find her a home there where she could attend school.

    Frank Merriwell's Triumph Burt L. Standish
  • Come on, Felicia, let's make a fire of grease wood so he can find us.

    The Forbidden Trail Honor Willsie
Word Origin and History for Felicia

fem. proper name, from Latin felix (genitive felicis) "happy" (see felicity).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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