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  • proper n. A female given name.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The damp, unwholesome air of evening.
  • n. Same as serenade in its original sense: opposed to aubade.

Etymologies

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From the name of an early Christian saint, Latin serena ("serene").

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