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or Isidore

[iz-i-dawr, -dohr] /ˈɪz ɪˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr/
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • On the third day of his seclusion in Uncle isidore's hut a storm came up.

    After the Divorce Grazia Deledda
  • Then isidore hastened through the practical details of his proposition.

    The Cavalier George Washington Cable
  • So this man, this isidore Fortunat, knew that she had a son.

  • And Mr. isidore doesn't let the grass grow under his feet, hey?

    Brother Copas Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • isidore, who had been told about this, blushed deeply and seemed happy.

  • Nor was Mr. isidore, during this time, the least part of our Chaplain's trial.

    Brother Copas Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • If you want pencils, paper, or anything else, isidore Cohen will get them for you.

    Little Aliens Myra Kelly
  • “I'll wring his neck, too—if he has tried any of his games on me,” sobbed isidore.

    Robert Orange John Oliver Hobbes
  • isidore held the glass while Castrillon, with knit brows, studied the back view of his coat.

    Robert Orange John Oliver Hobbes
Word Origin and History for isidore


masc. proper name, from French, from Latin Isidorus, from Greek Isidoros, literally "gift of Isis," from doron "gift" (see date (n.1)). St. Isidore, archbishop of Seville (600-636) wrote important historical, etymological, and ecclesiastical works and in 2001 was named patron saint of computers, computer users, and the Internet.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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