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or Maurene, Maurine

[maw-reen] /mɔˈrin/
a female given name, Irish form of Mary. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Maureen nods her head, and Hetty adds as we close the door, “What happened to Nan proves it.”

  • Bess had turned from waving Maureen off and started back to the cabin.

  • But there was a period of trouble in which I was packed away to my nursery and the companionship of Maureen Kelly, our old nurse.

    The Story of Bawn Katharine Tynan
  • Maureen rose from her place and peered curiously in the direction of my gaze.

    The Story of Bawn Katharine Tynan
  • And Princess Maureen was almost sorry for her vow, for her heart was touched by the beauty of the Fenian champion.

    Irish Fairy Tales Edmond Leamy

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