Definitions

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  • proper noun A transliteration of the Russian female given name Галина.

Etymologies

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From Russian Галина (Galína), from Ancient Greek γαλήνη ("calm"), name of a Nereid and of early martyrs venerated in the Eastern Orthodox Church.

Examples

  • Maria Galina is a Russian science fiction writer, as well as translator of English-language sf and a critic.

    MIND MELD: Guide to International SF/F (Part II)

  • Galina aka feminist gal aka www.designsbygalina.etsy.com

    Little Y makes it through surgery

  • After Mstislav and Galina were exiled during the 1970s from Soviet Russia after defending their friend Solzhenitsyn a bit too vigorously, Vishnevskaya wrote an autobiography entitled "Galina" that is one of the greatest artistic and political autobiographies of any sort ever written.

    Rostropovich, Shostakovich, Run, Don't Walk

  • After Mstislav and Galina were exiled during the 1970s from Soviet Russia after defending their friend Solzhenitsyn a bit too vigorously, Vishnevskaya wrote an autobiography entitled "Galina" that is one of the greatest artistic and political autobiographies of any sort ever written.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • We had such a great time on that trip, Galina called it our “honeymoon.”

    Welcome to My World

  • But when Galina and I got to the rink that night, we were the only ones there.

    Welcome to My World

  • I am an adept to Russian literature, I loved what I read by Russian SF writers and I thank Maria Galina for the info that there is more material by those excellent writers now accessible to English speaking readers.

    MIND MELD: Guide to International SF/F (Part II)

  • I had arrived in the beautiful Russian Orthodox church four days before leaving for the Olympics to receive a blessing after Galina had gotten the idea into her head while watching the Russian Olympic team on TV get similarly blessed by the Russian Orthodox patriarch in Red Square.

    Welcome to My World

  • Many thanks to Maria Galina for all the info about Russian SF.

    MIND MELD: Guide to International SF/F (Part II)

  • Rodríguez, Professor of Sociology at Fordham University; and moderator Galina Espinoza, Co-President and Editorial Director of Latina Magazine, - debated whether the portrayal of Hispanic women had improved or regressed in the last decade and whether roles like Sofia Vergara's in Modern Family hurt or help us.

    Soldanela Rivera: Latino Disconnect: We Deliver a Limited Perspective of Ourselves

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