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- proper n. Eirene, the Greek goddess of peace, one of the Horae/Horæ; equivalent to the Roman goddess Pax.
- proper n. 14 Irene, an asteroid.
- proper n. A female given name, in regular use since the 19th century.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The fourteenth planetoid, discovered by Hind at London in 1851.
- n. In zoology: A genus of acalephs. Also written Eirene.
- n. Same as Irena.
Carissa had no idea if the word Irene just uttered referred to an animal, vegetable, or mineral.
Hurricane Irene caused billions of dollars in damage and forced millions of people to evacuate, which could force the name "Irene" into retirement even though the storm was only a Category 1 when it made landfall and was downgraded to a tropical storm as it ravaged the Northeast.
Hurricane name retirement decisions are made by high-level committees, which take months to decide, so it's still too early to know if the name "Irene" will be retired.
Abigail Irene is now in her eighties, not particularly mellowed with age.
Abby Irene is telling me she wants POV -- so far, she hasn't had any, so it would be a break in structure, but I may not care all that much, since she's the only one who can narrate this scene and I'd like to include it.
When the novel opens, Irene is resuming work on her doctoral thesis about George Catlin, the nineteenth century painter whose Native American subjects often regarded his portraits with suspicious wonder.
We had a woman by the name of Irene Bee that added some vocals to about four different songs.
Bertie, the six-year-old prodigal son of the insufferable Irene, is accidentally left behind in France.
Irene is called in by the Paris police to investigate a Jack the Ripper style murder taking place there.
Importantly, when Alex spoke a new word Irene was teaching, he was not given food in response; he was given the object he named, so the word and the object would be linked in his mind.