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

  • Agnes, Saint Died c. A.D. 304. Roman Christian who, according to tradition, was martyred as a virgin at the age of 13. She is the patron saint of young girls.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A female given name.


From Ancient Greek ἁγνός (agnós) (pure, chaste); ἀγνεία (agneía) (purity, chastity) (Wiktionary)



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