Definitions

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  • n. A seductive woman; a courtesan.

Etymologies

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From the name of a character in George Peele's The Turkish Mahamet and Hyrin the fair Greek; originally a version of the name Irene.

Examples

  • And she had not plotted the demise of Praetor Hiren and the Senate; Shinzon had.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • They have been witness to the murder of Praetor Hiren and most of the Senate, the takeover of their government by a Reman force led by a human, and your own seizure of power.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • So much time had passed since the mass killing that had bled the Empire of Praetor Hiren and almost all of its senators that the idea of repopulating the Senate had long ago lost any sense of urgency.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • He had utilized the Watraii affair to eliminate the allies of Praetor Neral so that his own ally, Senator Hiren, could then eradicate the weakened leader and claim the position for himself.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • Together, we suffered through the assassination of Praetor Hiren and most of the Romulan Senate.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • Nothing is known of the city, the name of which may have been Hirina, Hiren, or Iren.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

  • "Pampered jades of Asia," the "Have we not Hiren here," the "Feed and grow fat, my fair Callipolis," the other quips and cranks of mine ancient are scattered broadcast in their originals, and are evidently meant quite seriously throughout the work of these poets.

    A History of Elizabethan Literature

  • Khema Patel and his son Hiren (30) were rushed to a nearby hospital.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • The legal status of Hiren's BootCD is murky so Hiren doesn't directly host the disc image himself.

    Lifehacker

  • It may be surprising to believe, but Hiren claims the earthquake sensing robot he has developed can sense vibrations in the earth three hours before an earthquake, thus warning the authorities against the danger well in advance.

    Gizmo Watch

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