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  • proper noun A female given name , a Latinate and Italian form of Isabel (=Elizabeth), currently fashionable in the English-speaking world.

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Examples

  • [Footnote 240: This is the proper name of the heroine of the story immortalized by Keats as "Isabella or the Pot of Basil," and is one of the many forms of the and name _Elisabetta_ (Elizabeth), _Isabetta_ and _Isabella_ being others.

    The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

  • The name Isabella, translated from Spanish into English, means “goddess of plenty.”

    Naked Truth

  • "Isabella" is a "girl" story, but it's cute and fun and very positive.

    New Story Out!

  • Check it out if you haven't seen it: "Isabella" is the name of the episode near the end of Season 1.

    Tindersticks II Revisited

  • Say it! she demanded, and I cried and pressed my lips together because I was terrified that somehow the word Isabella would escape my mouth and bring a stab of pain to Amou, who stood by, holding her breath and feeling guilty but too frightened to come to my defense, I’m sure.

    Willow

  • Say it! she demanded, and I cried and pressed my lips together because I was terrified that somehow the word Isabella would escape my mouth and bring a stab of pain to Amou, who stood by, holding her breath and feeling guilty but too frightened to come to my defense, I’m sure.

    Willow

  • Say it! she demanded, and I cried and pressed my lips together because I was terrified that somehow the word Isabella would escape my mouth and bring a stab of pain to Amou, who stood by, holding her breath and feeling guilty but too frightened to come to my defense, I’m sure.

    Willow

  • A Yupik friend reminds me Isabella is talking about a sense of community that might be hard for me to grasp, as someone who simply does not have a long, deep history with one place.

    Ellen Frankenstein: From Tofu to Muktuk

  • A Yupik friend reminds me Isabella is talking about a sense of community that might be hard for me to grasp, as someone who simply does not have a long, deep history with one place.

    Ellen Frankenstein: From Tofu to Muktuk

  • Isabella is referring to history, tradition and sovereignty.

    Ellen Frankenstein: From Tofu to Muktuk

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