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[loo-shuh, -shee-uh, -see-uh] /ˈlu ʃə, -ʃi ə, -si ə/
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “light.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "You're talking Socialism," I said crossly, wondering whether Lucia had taken it up as her latest fad.

    A Far Country, Complete Winston Churchill
  • He listened to solos from Lucia, which Mabel sang at Jane's suggestion.

  • “Well, you are a better medicine than thoroughwort tea,” said Lucia; and Mrs. Horton opened the door just in time to hear this.

    A Little Maid of Old Maine Alice Turner Curtis
  • There were times, Maria felt furiously, when she hated Lucia.

    The Innocent Adventuress Mary Hastings Bradley
  • We had hoped to perceive Saint Lucia; but the atmosphere is too heavily charged with vapor to-day.

Word Origin and History for Lucia

fem. proper name; see Lucy.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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