Definitions

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  • proper noun A female given name.
  • proper noun astronomy a nickname for the moon of the dwarf planet Eris, Dysnomia

Etymologies

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French Gabrielle, feminine form of Gabriel. Ultimately from Hebrew גבריאל (Gavre’l, "man of God"), from גֶּבֶר (géver, "man") and אֵל (el, "God").

Examples

  • “Does the name Gabrielle Anderson have any meaning to you?” he asked.

    The Edge of the Sword

  • “Does the name Gabrielle Anderson have any meaning to you?” he asked.

    The Edge of the Sword

  • “Does the name Gabrielle Anderson have any meaning to you?” he asked.

    The Edge of the Sword

  • Gabrielle is my hero because she started Code n Splode after OSCON 2007, to provide a place for female developers to connect and work on their their presentation skills.

    Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day « Dyepot, Teapot

  • By contrast, the TV news producer I know (also libertarian) who shall remain nameless, who thought I was some sort of perv imagining things for detecting lesbian overtones in the relationship between Xena and Gabrielle, is just clueless.

    Unfunny = Racist

  • Mr. Picower's estate, which left $200 million to his wife and $25 million to his daughter Gabrielle, is in ongoing negotiations to hand over assets Mr. Picower received from Mr. Madoff.

    Picower Widow Selling Connecticut Estate

  • As Bethany's warnings continue to prove accurate beyond fluke and she begins to offer scientifically precise hints of a final, world-altering cataclysm, Gabrielle is confronted with a series of devastating choices in a world in which belief has become as precious - and as murderousas life itself.

    The Rapture by Liz Jensen: Book summary

  • Mr. Picower's estate, which left $200 million to his wife and $25 million to his daughter Gabrielle, is in ongoing negotiations to hand over assets Mr. Picower received from Mr. Madoff.

    Financial Briefing Book: Oct. 28

  • This young girl, Gabrielle, is in her second year at the "Fenris Badulf School of Telemarketing Young Overachievers After School Program" funded 100% by the money you send Fenris.

    My Celebration of Set Parade

  • Another interesting thing about Gabrielle is that she has written not only stand-alones, but also with a male protagonist, Jack McCain, and a female one, Gemma Lincoln.

    January 2008

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