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  • proper noun A female given name.

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Latinized short form of Germanic compound names ending in -lind(e)"tender, soft", such as Sieglinde and Dietlinde; later associated with Spanish linda "beautiful". The name became known through 19th century literature and the opera Linda di Chamounix (1842).

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