Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name.
  • proper n. The name of a prophetess who saw the infant Jesus.

Etymologies

The Latinate and New Testament form of Ann, from Ἄννα (Anna), equal to the Hebrew female name חנה ("Hannah") of Old Testament, meaning "grace, gracious". (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • ALEX DENK, BODYGUARD TO ANNA NICOLE: I never spoke to anybody about Anna and I because we had a very private, intimate relationship.

    CNN Transcript Feb 14, 2007

  • BOBBY TRENDY, FRIEND OF ANNA NICOLE: Anna never talked to me about her relationship with Virgie.

    CNN Transcript Mar 2, 2007

  • HOWARD K. STERN, LAWYER FOR ANNA NICOLE SMITH: Anna in a lot of ways thought she would die young.

    CNN Transcript Mar 8, 2007

  • HOWARD K. STERN, ANNA NICOLE ` S ATTORNEY/COMPANION: It really bothered Anna when Virgie went to the media and said that either Anna or I had murdered Daniel.

    CNN Transcript Apr 9, 2007

  • LARRY BIRKHEAD, EX-BOYFRIEND OF ANNA NICOLE SMITH: I think it's just -- we all understand that we all loved Anna.

    CNN Transcript Feb 22, 2007

  • BOBBY TRENDY, ANNA NICOLE SMITH ` S DECORATOR: There ` s so much drama around Anna and them, if it wasn ` t for bad luck, they wouldn ` t have any at all.

    CNN Transcript Nov 30, 2006

  • Whenever Mr. Bennett succeeds in offering us detail at once so true and so exquisite as the detail which paints the household of Lissy-Gory in _War and Peace_, or the visit of Dolly to Anna and Wronsky in _Anna Karénin_, or the nursing of the dying Nicolas by Kitty and Levin, he will have justified his method -- with all its _longueurs_.

    A Writer's Recollections — Volume 2

  • However, one bug introduced by this update (I'm pretty sure) is that now backspacing of a hotstring doesn't work: e.g. type anna, get it converted to Anna by hotstrings ( "\bann (a | e)", "Ann\%$1\%") rule, but then if backspace is pressed immediately, the character before Anna is deleted rather than the last

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  • ANNA, Ill. - Charles David Friedline, 83, of Anna died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2009, at the City Care Center in Anna.

    seMissourian.com Headlines

  • ANNA, Ill. -- Beulah S. Rothschild, 94, of Anna died Thursday, S.pt. 24, 2009, at Union County Nursing Home in Anna.

    seMissourian.com Headlines

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