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Olga

[ol-guh, ohl-; Russian awl-guh] /ˈɒl gə, ˈoʊl-; Russian ˈɔl gə/
noun
1.
Saint, died a.d. 968? regent of Kiev until 955: saint of the Russian Orthodox Church.
2.
a female given name: from a Scandinavian word meaning “holy.”.
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  • "But we have not come to the end of our little comedy yet, Olga," went on Romanoff.

    The Everlasting Arms Joseph Hocking
  • I looked often in the direction of home and Olga, but the hills were between us.

    The Trail of a Sourdough May Kellogg Sullivan
  • Without a word Olga put aside her work and went to the gas stove.

    The Torch Bearer I. T. Thurston
  • Tell me, Olga, do you still love me as well as before you went away?

    The Trail of a Sourdough May Kellogg Sullivan
  • “Until you are worn out with the strain of it all,” Laura said as Olga paused.

    The Torch Bearer I. T. Thurston
Word Origin and History for Olga

fem. proper name, from Russian, probably from Norse Helga, literally "holy," from Proto-Germanic *haliaga, from PIE *kailo- (see health). The masc. form is Oleg.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Olga in Technology


Ouf! un Langage pour les Grammaires Attribuees.
Inria, 1985. Language for specification of attribute grammars, used as the input language of the compiler writing system FNC-2. Applicative, strongly typed, polymorphic, pattern-matching, modules.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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