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Hortense

[hawr-tens] /ˈhɔr tɛns/
noun
1.
a female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for Hortense

Hortense

/French ɔrtɑ̃s/
noun
1.
See (Eugénie Hortense de) Beauharnais
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Word Origin and History for Hortense

fem. proper name, from Latin Hortensia, fem. of Hortensius, a Roman gens name, related to hortus "garden" (see yard (n.1)).

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