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[gwen-uh-veer] /ˈgwɛn əˌvɪər/
a female given name: from a Welsh word meaning “white, fair.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Early in 1858 he had The Defence of Guenevere, a collection of thirty poems, ready to bring out.

    William Morris Elizabeth Luther Cary
  • He was Launcelot and she was Guenevere—it was his secret, and even she must never know.

    The White Shield Myrtle Reed
  • So when they drew near the King's palace, word was brought to Guenevere of their approach.

  • I thought—you wouldn't know—if I called—you—Guenevere—at home.

    The White Shield Myrtle Reed
  • In one window I beheld four and twenty damsels, and the least fair of them was fairer than Guenevere at her fairest.

    The Lilac Fairy Book Andrew Lang
  • The Defence of Guenevere was received by the public without enthusiasm.

    William Morris Elizabeth Luther Cary
  • The tradition relating to Guenevere is decidedly confused and demands further study.

  • The Defence of Guenevere and other Poems was his first volume of verse.

    The Age of Tennyson Hugh Walker
  • She was presented to Arthur and Guenevere, and was no longer a "lothely" lady.

    From John O'Groats to Land's End Robert Naylor and John Naylor
  • She is loved as dearly as was Guenevere, but she gives him neither scarf nor glove.

    The Spinster Book Myrtle Reed

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