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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Irenidae — the fairy-bluebirds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ornithology, a remarkable genus of old-world passerine birds of uncertain position, type of the subfamily Ireninæ; the so-called fairy bluebirds.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. type genus of the Irenidae: fairy bluebirds

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Examples

  • Sure, Irena is not the most egregarious example of this, but she certainly is one.

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  • But now the person she was portraying, in a play called Irena's Vow, was the little-known Irene Gut Opdyke, a blonde blue-eyed Polish Catholic "righteous gentile" memorialized at Vad Yashem (right next to Oskar Schindler) for having as a young woman saved the lives of a dozen Jews she'd hidden in a cellar in the Nazi-occupied Ukraine, under the nose of the German officer for whom she was laboring as housekeeper.

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  • Domini heard the name "Irena," and guessed that Batouch was asking the Kabyle to send for her and make her dance.

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  • Martin A. Grove wrote, "There's already talk that 'Irena' will be a contender for Best Play when this year's Tony nominations are announced in May."

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  • June 17th, 2009 'Irena's Vow' to close on BroadwayNEW YORK -

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  • It will open Oct. June 17th, 2009 'Irena's Vow' to close on BroadwayNEW YORK -

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  • They also serve: Rabbis 'spouses prove as diverse as roles they fill Tovah Feldshuh immortalizes life of young Shoah heroine in' Irena's Vow '

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  • Miss Irena Rašeta, who runs the NOSF portal (www. nosf.net) decided few months ago to start a site dedicated to the international promotion of Croatian SF.

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  • The site looks like it's just been launched, but already some of the cool content includes the following (Thanks, Irena!): The article

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