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[kur-stuh n, keer] /ˈkɜr stən, ˈkɪər/
a female given name, Scandinavian form of Christine. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Dr. Kirsten, it would appear, is either a natural and habitual grumbler, or a paid hireling.

  • Kirsten begged him in vain to eat of the supper she had prepared.

    Green Fire Fiona Macleod
  • Troll Skynd then came up to the man, and asked him why he presumed to call Kirsten.

    The Fairy Mythology Thomas Keightley
  • Well, in the morning there was the horse; Kirsten had never seen so fine an animal.

  • The staff captain, Kirsten, had twice been reduced to the ranks for affairs of honor and had twice regained his commission.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy

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