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[an-toh-nee-uh, -tohn-yuh] /ænˈtoʊ ni ə, -ˈtoʊn yə/
a female given name: derived from Antonius. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • After Antonia rode on he said: 'Got him in the head first crack, didn't you?

    My Antonia Willa Cather
  • I told him that how he knew her and felt her was exactly what I most wanted to know about Antonia.

    My Antonia Willa Cather
  • Before Annie could interfere, Antonia had hastened forward with long strides, which she soon quickened into a run.

  • "I finished it last night—the thing about Antonia," he said.

    My Antonia Willa Cather
  • No, mother; if you go to the convent, Antonia and Isabel must go with me.

    Remember the Alamo Amelia E. Barr
Word Origin and History for Antonia

fem. proper name, from Latin Antonia, fem. of Antonius (see Anthony).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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