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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A given name or the name that occurs first in a given name.

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  • n. The first element of a full name.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. same as Christian name. See under Name, n.

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

  • n. the name that precedes the surname

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