from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Christina 1626-1689. Queen of Sweden (1632-1654) who was a patron of learning and the arts. She unexpectedly abdicated her throne, embraced Roman Catholicism, and spent much of the rest of her life in Rome.
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- proper n. A female given name.
Name of an early martyr, shortened from Latin Christiana " a Christian (woman)". (Wiktionary)