American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Veronica, Saint A woman of Jerusalem who gave Jesus her head-cloth to wipe his face as he bore the cross to Calvary.
- Latin form of Berenice, influenced by the Church Latin phrase vera icon "true image" associated with the legend of Saint Veronica who wiped the face of Jesus on the way to Calvary. Or more probably from the ancient greek Φερενίκη "she who brings victory" (Wiktionary)
“SPEAKING OF VERONICA she just called! we're going out for beer after work! just what i need. she's the greatest, that Veronica.”
“Without another word Veronica snatched up her coat and headed for the door.”
“Veronica" is one you would find in a comic book shop.”
“As the camera cuts back and forth between them, trying to build tension, it occurs to me that Althea and Irina would make a great live-action Betty and Veronica from the Archie comics.”
“Veronica is doubly my heroine, because she managed to bring a very important scientific mission into the light and she did it by giving a far distant exploration robot a first person voice.”
“Veronica is the head of the news office for JPL, and she is also the voice behind the Shorty Award Winner for Science, the Mars Phoenix Lander on Twitter.”
“ART: Jeff Shultz â€œTechnologically Challengedâ€: A zapped battery in Veronicaâ€ ™ s cell phone cuts off the lines of communication with Betty at a crucial moment: just when a new girl threatens to move in on their Archie!”
“But the only “green” Veronica is willing to commit to is money!”
“The stories were originally run in Veronica in the late 80s, which is apparent if you pay close attention to the fashions and hairstyles.”
“Although her relationship with Veronica is difficult, Sam relies on the "truth" communicated across generations.”
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