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Leona

[lee-oh-nuh] /liˈoʊ nə/
noun
1.
a female given name.
Also, Leonie
[lee-uh-nee, lee-oh-nee] /ˈli ə ni, liˈoʊ ni/ (Show IPA)
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  • Doña Isidora and the little Leona were occupied with some affair in the porch.

    The Forest Exiles Mayne Reid
  • The second was a saddle mule, on which rode Doña Isidora and Leona.

    The Forest Exiles Mayne Reid
  • At Lake Viedma the margins of the lake, near the outflow of the Leona, were covered with their skins and bones.

    Through the Heart of Patagonia H. Hesketh Prichard
  • Leona was in the porch in front, busy among the vanilla-beans.

    The Forest Exiles Mayne Reid
  • To preserve these, therefore, was the work of Doña Isidora and Leona; and they understood perfectly how to do it.

    The Forest Exiles Mayne Reid
  • Leona de Paz was arrested September 15, 1698, and there is no proof against her.

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