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[hur-mahy-uh-nee] /hɜrˈmaɪ əˌni/
the daughter of Menelaus and Helen.
a female given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Hermione blushed, and looked away towards the distant woods.

    Paul Patoff F. Marion Crawford
  • "That does not come from me," Hermione said, suddenly, almost with bitterness.

    A Spirit in Prison Robert Hichens
  • I recollect now how disappointed Hermione looked when she read the will.

    Cynthia Wakeham's Money Anna Katharine Green
  • Without you, Hermione, I should be dust in the dust of Africa!

    A Spirit in Prison Robert Hichens
  • The knowledge has crushed me, Hermione; it has made me hate myself and love you.

    Cynthia Wakeham's Money Anna Katharine Green
Word Origin and History for Hermione

fem. proper name, from Greek Hermione, derived from Hermes (genitive Hermeio).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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