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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An ancient Lycian city of southern Asia Minor. A major seaport, it was one of the chief cities of the region.

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  • proper noun A female given name.

Etymologies

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First used by the poet Fulke Greville, possibly as an anagram of Mary.

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