Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A spice consisting of equal parts of cinnamon, cloves, and coriander-seeds, with half the quantity of aniseed and fennel-seed, all powdered. It is a favorite condiment with Italians.
- n. A female given name, regularly used in English since the mid-twentieth century.
- Of Slavic origin, mainly from Russian Тамара, name of a 12th century saint in the Eastern Orthodox Church, cognate with English biblical Tamar, from Hebrew תמר (tāmār, "date palm"). (Wiktionary)
“He remembered the name Tamara had given him with a certain grimness.”
“Tamara is packed off on the train to her extended family, awaiting her in Finnish exile.”
“With all of her strength and will, Tamara is determined to find and rescue her.”
“Tamara is going thru her getting old crisis and should leave Gretchen alone and concentrate on her own life.”
“With a single motion of his head, while walking, he called Tamara out of the drawing room and vanished with her into her room.”
“The absence of baby Kizette in Tamara’s life history, or at least in the one that she fabricated for public consumption, is awkward because it works to unravel the other stories that she built up about herself.”
“Andy, who thought he’d come to care for Tamara, is dismayed, since he’s still doing the maintenance and so can’t escape their displays.”
“Willie’s sister, Tamara, is still stuck in the holo-world and makes her way to New Cap City, a virtual game world that no one quite knows how to play or what the objective is.”
“Tamara is the only avatar in New Cap City who can’t get killed, because she is something different from an avatar, something more.”
“Then she called Tamara, hoping she’d be around for another tiramisu and talking session, but her cell phone went directly to voice mail.”
Looking for tweets for Tamara.