[uh-leg-ruh; Italian ahl-le-grah]
- a female given name.
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Yet those fears were borne out when, at the age of five, Allegra died of typhus.The Man Who Invented Vampires and the Creepiest Literary Gathering Ever
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Later, we'd grab a coffee by my friends Allegra and Abed's house.Welcome To Palestine: What's Your Faith?
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The limping Allegra would have been easy prey—and could still be, even with tug-boat escorts.Costa Allegra Stranded: Another Cruise From Hell
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But Allegra is true to her name, the happiest young miss of three I have ever seen.
The doctor, who is ordinarily so scientific and unsentimental, has fallen in love with Allegra.
But Allegra I don't know about; I can't think what to wish for the child.
This photograph might have been a portrait of Allegra grown five years older.
The doctor, without a moment's hesitation, had risked his life to save Allegra.