Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?


[thee-uh-doh-shee-uh, -shuh] /ˌθi əˈdoʊ ʃi ə, -ʃə/
a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “god-given.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for Theodosia

fem. proper name, from Greek Theodosia, literally "gift of the gods," from theos "god" (see Thea) + dosis "a giving," from stem of didonai "to give" (see date (n.1)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Encyclopedia Article for Theodosia


city, southern Ukraine. It lies on the southern coast of the Crimean Peninsula on the western shores of Feodosiya Bay

Learn more about Caffa with a free trial on
Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Theodosia

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Theodosia

Scrabble Words With Friends