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- proper n. A female given name of modern usage.
- proper n. Eris (dwarf planet)
- n. A tough, physical, confident woman.
Possibly a variant of Xenia, from Latin Xenia, from Ancient Greek ξενία (ksenia, "hospitable"), the assumed name of a fifth-century saint venerated in the Eastern Orthodox Church, from ξένος (ksenos, "stranger, guest"). (Wiktionary)