Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus or subgenus of deer; the fallow-deer. The common European species is Cervus dama, also known as Dama platyceros.
  • noun This, the generic name for the European fallow-deer, Dama dama, or D. vulgaris, was for a short time used for the American deer generally placed in the genus Odocoileus of Rafinesque, which has precedence over Cariacus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a genus of deer including the Eurasian fallow deer, Dama dama.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun fallow deer

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Examples

  • And it was known unto all the dwellers at Jerusalem; insomuch as that field is called, in their proper tongue, Acel'dama, that is to say, The field of blood.

    Acts 1.

  • Damian is said of dama, which is a beast humble and meek.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 5

  • This animal, called in Hebrew yahmur, from a word meaning "to be red," is regarded by some as the common fallow-deer, the Cervus dama, which is said to be found very generally over Western and

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • He took me, in all probability, for one of those "gay gallants" so common in Naples, who, on finding at some public entertainment a "dama" to their taste, hurry her off, carefully cloaked and hooded, to a mysterious nook known only to themselves, where they can complete the romance of the evening entirely to their own satisfaction.

    Vendetta: a story of one forgotten

  • And I won't be called a 'dama' for any penny-a-liner living. "

    Thelma

  • "Ni mande Dios lo quiera" con la esperanza que se caiga la pobre dama.

    Si Dios me permite......

  • "Ni mande Dios lo quiera" con la esperanza que se caiga la pobre dama.

    Si Dios me permite......

  • "Ni mande Dios lo quiera" con la esperanza que se caiga la pobre dama.

    Si Dios me permite......

  • "Ni mande Dios lo quiera" con la esperanza que se caiga la pobre dama.

    Si Dios me permite......

  • "Ni mande Dios lo quiera" con la esperanza que se caiga la pobre dama.

    Si Dios me permite......

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