Definitions

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  • proper n. A male given name used by Hindus.
  • proper n. A female given name used by Hindus and Sikhs.

Etymologies

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From Sanskrit, meaning a "ray of light".

Examples

  • In many ways I learnt Kiran is chip of the old block and has gone ahead and achieved what her mother just missed.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • I called Kiran over there and told her to let me give one screen test.

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  • FEYERICK: So Kiran, that is a little bit of a description of what happened last night.

    CNN Transcript Feb 13, 2009

  • What we're asking them to do requires strong motivation and if you're facing two years in prison, Kiran, that is a strong motivation to succeed.

    CNN Transcript Apr 17, 2009

  • Clearly, Kiran, that is much easier said than done right now.

    CNN Transcript Apr 8, 2009

  • It could be hormones as well, Kiran, which is interesting.

    CNN Transcript Feb 11, 2009

  • BARBARA STARR, CNN PENTAGON CORRESPONDENT: Well, you know Kiran, that is the question.

    CNN Transcript Jul 23, 2009

  • And there's another number in here, John and Kiran, that is really interesting.

    CNN Transcript Apr 15, 2009

  • So, Kiran, that is the initial reaction that we are getting at this hour, confirming that President Obama has, in fact, been informed of these latest reports regarding the detention of these two journalists -- Kiran.

    CNN Transcript Jun 8, 2009

  • But, Kiran, that is the international community's best guess at this point.

    CNN Transcript Sep 28, 2009

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