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[min-uh] /ˈmɪn ə/
a female given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Besides, she was the inspiration of his Isolde, and she gave him the sympathy Minna denied.

  • Minna and Louie had, beside their secrets, a friend named Rosa.

    The Third Miss Symons Flora Macdonald Mayor
  • She appeared to be the same age as Minna, about six years old, and was dressed in a red pelisse and fur tippet.

    The Rainbow Book Tales of Fun & Fancy Mabel Henriette Spielmann
  • Her letters, and Louie's and Minna's were full of officers and parties.

    The Third Miss Symons Flora Macdonald Mayor
  • She said that she would kill them both, and that she would like to cut Minna's throat.

    John Thorndyke's Cases R. Austin Freeman
  • She had her nieces and nephews to stay; Minna and Louie also came to take the waters.

    The Third Miss Symons Flora Macdonald Mayor
  • Dave Cowan affected to be overcome with confusion, while Minna laughed loud and long at her sally.

    The Wrong Twin Harry Leon Wilson
  • Then, Minna accompanying her, she summoned her carriage and went shopping.

    Long Live the King Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Like most of the realistic plays of the Ghetto, Minna is a genuine play of manners.

    The Spirit of the Ghetto Hutchins Hapgood
British Dictionary definitions for Minna


a city in W central Nigeria, capital of Niger state. Pop: 278 000 (2005 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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