from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- See Josephine de Beauharnais.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A female given name
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to Joseph II. of Austria, or to the ecclesiastical reforms which he introduced. See Josephinism.
A cactus was a succulent, which was a word Josephine liked a lot, and she said it out loud now: “Ssssucculent.”
And, Josephine is watching the Sound of Music this morning, because when we went by the theatre on King on Tuesday, she saw the sign for the upcoming show, and now wants to practice being the littlest "Sound of Music kid" in case there's an emergency and they need her to come up from the audience and go onstage.
In The Wide Window, the character of Aunt Josephine is frightened of many things, and then a very frightening thing happens to her.
Mimi Ritzen Crawford for The Wall Street Journal Ms. Kamali in Josephine Laratta's Italian class at Gramercy Arts High School.
Since Josephine is part of a twinset, and I was single for awhile I always always second guessed myself about her … as in, what the fuck am I not doing right here?
“Her name was Marie-Rose, but her husband calls her Josephine.”
From that time on, Rose would be known as Josephine.
And her grandmother in London always called her Josephine, always in a somewhat impatient and irritated tone.
And not thirty miles away, in a little town called Josephine, Negros were not allowed to live.
But the elder son stayed on with his father and mother, who was an absolute terror called Josephine, until he was about twenty-five, when he fell in love with an absolutely beautiful girl called Mary Fitton, and they got engaged.
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