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- proper noun A taxonomic
genuswithin the subfamily Spartaeinae— jumping spidersthat prey on other spiders.
- proper noun A female
- proper noun astronomy The seventh
satelliteof the planet Uranus.
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Tahira stood behind her Sister Carrie headstone, and then Ariana took her place, glancing down to admire the name Portia, which was stamped onto hers in big, bold letters.
Portia is an ordinary teenager, living an ordinary life until she reaches her sweet sixteen birthday.
Portia is very well spoken and handles The View chickies with a load of class.
“I, Briana Leigh Covington, do hereby accept the name of Portia and forevermore pledge my life and soul to the brotherhood of Stone and Grave.”
I, Briana Leigh Covington, do hereby accept the name of Portia and forevermore pledge my life and soul to the brotherhood of Stone and Grave.
She called her Portia, after the heroine in Shakespeare's "Merchant of Venice."
Though I could certainly feign some offense every now and again for compliments like this (though, you do know that Portia is gay, right … of course;).
Portia is a strong female character, stripped bare for the reader if only due to the symbolic lack of disguise.
"Not for all the ducats in Belmont will I call Portia a learned judge again."
Antonio; but he begged that the young and learned Doctor Balthasar (for so he called Portia) might be allowed to take his place.