Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pharmacy, the savin, Juniperus Sabina.
  • noun In Mexico, any one of several species of juniper, especially Juniperus mexicana, a cypresslike tree yielding a pale yellow resin somewhat like sandarach.
  • noun The Mexican ahuehuetl, or swamp-cypress, Taxodium Mexicanum. magnificent specimens of which grow at Chapultepec, near the city of Mexico.
  • noun In Texas, the bald cypress, Taxodium distichum. See Taxodium.
  • noun In Porto Rico, Magnolia splendens, also called laurel sabino (probably on account of its aromatic fragrance), a beautiful tree resembling Talauma Plumieri, with odorous white flowers and laurel-like leaves used by the natives in flavoring food.

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  • proper noun A female given name.

Etymologies

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Name of early saints, Latin Sabina, feminine of the Roman cognomen Sabinus "a Sabine", from an ancient tribe from Italy.

Examples

  • After obediently killing one of her best friends for treason, Sabina is sent on a secret mission to infiltrate the very cult her friend was to have been in league with, led by a mage named Clovis.

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  • Long story, short: Sabina is a brooding assassin under the rule of her maternal grandmother, Lavinia, who is a queen of sorts.

    Book Review: "Red-Headed Stepchild" by Jaye Wells

  • In Ancient Rome, he was Julius, who had an affair with Vestal Virgin Sabina, whose punishment was to be buried alive.

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  • In Ancient Rome, he was Julius, who had an affair with Vestal Virgin Sabina, whose punishment was to be buried alive.

    February « 2008 « Urban Fantasy Land

  • Presently the one called Sabina turned to him and said:

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  • Presently the one called Sabina turned to him and said:

    Five Tales

  • I read the novel yearning for an erotic adventure with a woman to whom I will give the name Sabina as a tribute to one of fiction’s sexiest women, a fictional construct, indeed, of Kundera’s imagination, or rather the fictional construct of the “I” narrator, a writer, who narrates can we really call a pronoun “who”? the novel, perhaps a persona of Kundera himself.

    2009 May 01 « Exile on Ninth Street

  • I read the novel yearning for an erotic adventure with a woman to whom I will give the name Sabina as a tribute to one of fiction’s sexiest women, a fictional construct, indeed, of Kundera’s imagination, or rather the fictional construct of the “I” narrator, a writer, who narrates can we really call a pronoun “who”? the novel, perhaps a persona of Kundera himself.

    2009 May « Exile on Ninth Street

  • I read the novel yearning for an erotic adventure with a woman to whom I will give the name Sabina as a tribute to one of fiction’s sexiest women, a fictional construct, indeed, of Kundera’s imagination, or rather the fictional construct of the “I” narrator, a writer, who narrates can we really call a pronoun “who”? the novel, perhaps a persona of Kundera himself.

    100 Novels: The Unbearable Lightness of Being « Exile on Ninth Street

  • I have much more to say about Korça, like my new job (Sabina is a current volunteer who will be working there for 4 more months, she’s great, and it’s VERY helpful to have her explain everything to me).

    Chris in Albania:

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