Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

New Words Added

Antonia

[an-toh-nee-uh, -tohn-yuh] /ænˈtoʊ ni ə, -ˈtoʊn yə/
noun
1.
a female given name: derived from Antonius.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Antonia
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • 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
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Antonia

Many English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Antonia

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for antonia