Definitions

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  • proper noun rare A female given name.

Etymologies

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From Italian allegra ("cheerful"), inspired by the musical term allegro.

Examples

  • Allegra is technically the family dog, and we've had her for 12 years now (since I was 12, actually), and she lives with my parents back in NC, because if she ever faced 13 degree temperatures with below-zero windchills, she'd simply refuse, with all 10 pounds of her, to set foot outside a heated room, and would probably spend all of her time sitting in front of the radiator.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • I really need Allegra, which isn't covered by our insurance company because Claritin's available OTC.

    Tew's Day!

  • “I love you, Nana,” she said, using the only word Allegra would allow because “grandmother” made her sound too old.

    The Owl and Moon Cafe

  • “I love you, Nana,” she said, using the only word Allegra would allow because “grandmother” made her sound too old.

    The Owl and Moon Cafe

  • Meet Comex, The 19-Year-Old iPhone Uber-Hacker Who Keeps Outsmarting Apple Gallery: A Brief History of Apple Hacking When I interviewed iPhone-hacking wunderkind Nicholas Allegra a.k.a Comex for a profile earlier this month, the 19-year old told me he was looking for internship.

    Forbes.com: News

  • Allegra, which is awaiting approval to switch from prescription-only to an over-the-counter version, and for future switches of other drugs at the end of their patents.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • The deal will give Sanofi-Aventis a distribution base for its popular allergy drug Allegra, which is awaiting approval to switch from prescription-only to an over-the-counter version, and for future switches of other drugs approaching the end of their patents.

    chicagotribune.com -

  • Sanofi-Aventis also announced on Monday that it will seek to convert its antihistamine brand known as Allegra (fexofenadine HCl) in the US from a prescription medicine to an OTC product.

    The Times of India

  • The deal also gives Sanofi-Aventis a distribution base for its popular allergy drug Allegra, which is awaiting approval to switch from prescription-only to an over-the-counter version, and for future switches of other drugs approaching the end of their patents.

    The News Tribune - Tacoma - - HOMEPAGE

  • Paris-based Sanofi also said it will seek to convert its antihistamine brand, known as Allegra in the U.S., from a prescription medicine to an OTC product.

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