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vera

[ver-uh, var-uh] /ˈvɛr ə, ˈvær ə/
adjective, adverb, Scot.
1.
very.

Vera

[veer-uh] /ˈvɪər ə/
noun
1.
a female given name: from a Russian word meaning “faith.”.
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  • I asked vera if she thought she could influence him and she assured me she could not.

  • vera Cruz fell after a vigorous bombardment and a brave defence.

    The Nation in a Nutshell George Makepeace Towle
  • Raisky came into much closer relation with his aunt and vera.

    The Precipice Ivan Goncharov
  • Was she to bring an owre true tale o' me to the vera hoose I was born in?

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • Her young sailor had picked up the bird at vera Cruz in Mexico.

    Birds and Man W. H. Hudson
Word Origin and History for vera

Vera

fem. proper name, from Latin, literally "true" (see very).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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