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- proper n. A female given name.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pharmacy, the savin, Juniperus Sabina.
- n. In Mexico, any one of several species of juniper, especially Juniperus mexicana, a cypresslike tree yielding a pale yellow resin somewhat like sandarach.
- n. The Mexican ahuehuetl, or swamp-cypress, Taxodium Mexicanum. magnificent specimens of which grow at Chapultepec, near the city of Mexico.
- n. In Texas, the bald cypress, Taxodium distichum. See Taxodium.
- n. 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.
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.
Long story, short: Sabina is a brooding assassin under the rule of her maternal grandmother, Lavinia, who is a queen of sorts.
In Ancient Rome, he was Julius, who had an affair with Vestal Virgin Sabina, whose punishment was to be buried alive.
Presently the one called Sabina turned to him and said:
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.
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).
The Cardinal wanted to send Pfleger to St. Leo, a school just blocks away from St. Sabina, that is challenged and which serves African-American youth.
The old woman called Sabina my daughter, but all indications would lead one to believe the opposite, namely, that Sabina was the mother and that her two children doted on her, worshipped her, would do anything she asked.
Drinkwater went below, and was just congratulating Lieutenant Hardy, who had been captured in the "Sabina," upon his exchange, when the cry "Man overboard!" was heard.
On board them had also been sent the two British lieutenants and the seamen, who became prisoners when the "Sabina" was recaptured.