- n. A female given name occasionally borrowed from French.
- French form of Latin Delphina, meaning woman from Delphi; Saint Delphine was a 14th century nun from Provence. (Wiktionary)
“Delphine is from a town near Marsailles called Martigues.”
“It also precipitates major changes in Delphine's life, as she has promised to take care of Eva's boys, and implicitly vows to take care of Fidelis as well.”
“While Madame de Girardin was not so young, he met her several years before her marriage, called her Delphine, and regarded her somewhat as his pupil.”
“To think that my Delphine is hishe heaved a sighit is enough to make me murder him, but it would not be manslaughter to kill that animal; he is a pig with calfs brains.”
“By coincidence, a woman called Delphine Manfield was staying at the same time.”
“Delphine" scrawled in gold across the dusty windows in front.”
“When 'Delphine' appeared it was said that Madame de Staël had described herself as Delphine, and had described Talleyrand as Madame de Vernon.”
“She is often supposed to be the original of Madame de Cerlebe in "Delphine," and the _Notice sur le”
“Delphine," I continued, taking the fan, "tell me frankly which of these two men you prefer, -- the Marquis or his Excellency.”
“It is generally thought that "Delphine" was meant for the authoress herself (1802).”
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