Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name.

Etymologies

From Latin Albina, name of a third century martyr, feminine form of the Roman cognomen Albīnus, derivative of Latin albus ("white"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • On the third night after his arrival, while strolling along the beach, his attention was attracted by an English frigate, and in answer to his inquiries he was told that her name was the "Albina," and that she was commanded by Commodore O'Haleran.

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  • St.lberg, the lawful wife of the young pretender, gave birth to a child at St. Rosalie in 1773, and that it was carried away three days afterwards in the British frigate "Albina," by Commodore O'Haleran.

    Celebrated Claimants from Perkin Warbeck to Arthur Orton

  • Elsewhere, in the magisterial tracks "Albina" and "A Burden," the strings affect a baroque timber that provides a stunning counterpoint to Ringle's country-folk picking.

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  • Albina Shagimuratova handled the coloratura passages of the Queen of the Night with accuracy and strength without any strain or need to have the orchestra slow down, and Markus Werba's Papageno was comic and broad enough to be seen and heard throughout the hall.

    Magic to do

  • According to prosecutors, Ms. Smsarian admitted to arresting officers that she wanted to cause permanent physical injury to Albina Eshimbaeva , 15.

    Girl, 16, Charged In Attack Using Acid

  • Last week we also lost Sir Henry Cooper, who, a friend said, "could hardly get out of the house" in his final months, such was his grief over the death of his wife, Albina.

    Seve Ballesteros: European golf's greatest hero is gone

  • On January 12th, 2010 at 5: 38 pm, Coupage Gran Reserva Viña Albina | Viticultura y Enología.

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  • Cheryl Cebula , chief executive of Albina Community Bank in Portland, Ore., plans to work in one of the bank's five branches on Saturday to help ease the workload in case there is a surge of new customers.

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  • I applaud the Albina Ministerial Alliance for their public stance against the use of excessive force by the Portland Police and join my voice with those concerned about the lack of leadership we now see across Portland.

    Portland

  • This incident happened out side of Albina Community Bank when one of the Committee members and a volunteer were making a deposit of donations.

    Uncool (Jack Bog's Blog)

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