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[luh-vin-ee-uh] /ləˈvɪn i ə/
Roman Legend. the daughter of Latinus and second wife of Aeneas.
a female given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Lavinia stopped and began to look at me through narrowed lids much as she had done in the library the evening before.

    Humorous Ghost Stories Dorothy Scarborough
  • He was Aunt Lavinia's second cousin, or something like that, but she was only your aunt by marriage.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Edwin wants me to marry him; I told Lavinia, and she absolutely forbids it, saying I should rush upon misery.

    Johnny Ludlow, Fifth Series Mrs. Henry Wood
  • So Lavinia gave her a free translation which convulsed Amanda behind her paper.

    Shawl-Straps Louisa M. Alcott
  • Why she's that jealous of Lavinia she could bite the girl's head off.

    Madame Flirt Charles E. Pearce
  • Lavinia's reply was, "Don't—go away—don't tease, Horace," and so forth.

    The Christmas Books William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Turnus being slain, Æneas married Lavinia, and ere long succeeded his father-in-law on the throne.

  • So far I had managed to conceal this affliction from Lavinia.

    Humorous Ghost Stories Dorothy Scarborough
  • Lavinia wept on, longing to feel his arms about her, ready to consent to anything if only he would show that he loved her.

    The Black Moth Georgette Heyer

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