Definitions

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  • proper noun A female given name; always rare in English.
  • proper noun Roman mythology The wife of Latinus and the mother of Lavinia.

Etymologies

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From Latin amata, loved, beloved; feminine perfect passive participle of amare, love. It can also be interpreted as the feminine form of the saint's name Amatus.

Examples

  • On the term Amata, Cf. Questions of Milinda (S.B.E.), Vol. i.

    Psalms of the Sisters

  • At the end of six hours, and late at night, we passed to the right, the ruins of an ancient city standing on the declivity of the mountain and still bearing its original name Amata

    Travels in Syria and the Holy Land

  • At the end of six hours, and late at night, we passed to the right, the ruins of an ancient city standing on the declivity of the mountain and still bearing its original name Amata

    Travels in Syria and the Holy Land

  • At the end of six hours, and late at night, we passed to the right, the ruins of an ancient city standing on the declivity of the mountain and still bearing its original name Amata (Arabic).

    Travels in Syria and the Holy Land

  • "Amata" bag because of its sheer practicality: not only is the clutch frame detachable for convenient cleaning, but the larger version features a convertible version that snaps on just like that!

    The Bag Snob: Reviews of Designer Handbags, Authentic Designer Purses, and Leather Bags

  • Japanese companies, especially those in the auto sector, are long-term investors in Thailand and are some of the key tenants at Hemaraj's and Amata's industrial estates on the country's eastern seaboard.

    Real Estate

  • Englishman Westwood, who won back-to-back Asian Tour tournaments in Indonesia and South Korea in April, said the Amata Spring course was fantastic'' and the tournament a boost to golf in the region.

    Big Names Tee Up for Thailand

  • The $1 million Thai tournament, set for the Amata Spring Country Club Dec. 15-18, is the Asian Tour's season finale and the winner will receive a spot in the 2012 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

    Big Names Tee Up for Thailand

  • Women such as Maria Amata Garito, who leads the Italian-International Telematic University, UniNettuno, created in 2005 on the ashes of Consortium Nettuno founded in 1992 as a partnership between the Italian public television Rai and 43 public Italian universities.

    Laura Kiss: Women Can Make It, In Italy Too!

  • Mr. Sorapong, 35 years old, selected industrial estate developers Hemaraj Land & Development PCL and Amata Corporation PCL among his top picks, with Hemaraj returning 147% over the course of 2010 and Amata providing a 99% return on investment.

    Real Estate

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