Definitions

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  • proper noun A female given name.

Etymologies

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Medieval English variant of Helen, from Ancient Greek Ἑλένη (Helenē); also used as a variant of Eleanor.

Examples

  • ELLEN: Surprisingly, Ellen outsmarted both the FBI and Patty.

    Remote Access

  • Fergus opened her door, then walked her down the pier, unlocking a gate, and headed toward a sailboat with the name Ellen Cole II painted on the side.

    The Owl and Moon Cafe

  • Fergus opened her door, then walked her down the pier, unlocking a gate, and headed toward a sailboat with the name Ellen Cole II painted on the side.

    The Owl and Moon Cafe

  • "She has failed to reconcile the nation; reconciliation is a word Ellen does not use anymore," said Charles Brumskine, a former senator and presidential candidate for the opposition Liberty Party.

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter

  • Draper, 25, uses her show, which she describes as "Ellen DeGeneres with a splash of pink," to unearth the human side of tech and business leaders by egging them on to engage in goofy stunts with her.

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter

  • Draper, 25, uses her show, which she describes as "Ellen DeGeneres with a splash of pink," to unearth the human side of tech and business leaders by egging them on to engage in goofy stunts with her.

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter

  • "Ellen" is an anime-looking voluptuous mannequin that's been adapted to house a PC.

    Boing Boing: May 4, 2003 - May 10, 2003 Archives

  • Right now, though, the story I'm proudest of is "Sonny Liston Takes the Fall," which was published in Ellen Datlow's Del Rey Book Of Science Fiction And Fantasy, and which is available on my website.

    INTERVIEW: Elizabeth Bear

  • LB: I have a novelette called "Catch Hell" coming out in Ellen Datlow's Lovecraft Unbound in October, and another novelette, "The Broadsword," in S.T. Joshi's Black Wings.

    INTERVIEW: Laird Barron

  • One of the friends who often provides the tax deduction for Ellen is Pat Cadigan, who moved from Kansas City to London some years ago.

    Kristine Kathryn Rusch » 2009 » April

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