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[fley-vee-uh] /ˈfleɪ vi ə/
a female given name. Unabridged
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  • Freed from the wrangling and confusion which the presence of the others bred, Flavia regained her serenity as she walked.

    The Wild Geese Stanley John Weyman
  • The countess, with a gay glance, led the way, and took me into Flavia's morning-room.

    The Prisoner of Zenda Anthony Hope
  • She, too, answered to the name of Flavia—whether she were one and the same as the horticultural lady it is impossible to say.

    Rowlandson's Oxford A. Hamilton Gibbs
  • I threw the letter down in disgust, and Flavia laughed at me.

    The Prisoner of Zenda Anthony Hope
  • But Flavia had taken his advice to heart, and when seated at table abstained from casting a glance in Paul's direction.

    Caught In The Net Emile Gaboriau
  • As evening fell, I drove through the busy streets to Flavia's residence.

    The Prisoner of Zenda Anthony Hope
  • Flavia looked up, and Gerard caught her eyes, no longer quite untroubled before his own.

    From the Car Behind Eleanor M. Ingram
  • "I should like to stay," said Flavia; and I reined my horse beside hers.

    The Prisoner of Zenda Anthony Hope
  • "I will be more fascinating, more coquettish than ever," said Camilla to the fair-haired Flavia, her friend and confidante.

  • Strakencz would be there, and he was to conceal our departure, if he could, from Flavia.

    The Prisoner of Zenda Anthony Hope

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