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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • Queen of Sweden (1632–1654) who was a patron of learning and the arts. She abdicated her throne, converted to Catholicism, and settled in Rome.

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  • proper noun A female given name.

Etymologies

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Name of an early martyr, shortened from Latin Christiana " a Christian (woman)".

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