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Bianca

[byahng-kah, bee-ahng-kuh]
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noun
  1. a female given name: from an Italian word meaning “white.”
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  • Galeotto ate enormously, Cavalcanti daintily, I but little, and Bianca nothing.

    The Strolling Saint

    Raphael Sabatini

  • Then his eyes turned to Bianca, and his expression softened.

    The Strolling Saint

    Raphael Sabatini

  • It is not he who has dared to raise his eyes as you suppose to Bianca.

    The Strolling Saint

    Raphael Sabatini

  • I am her father, and my little Bianca is a book in which I have studied deeply.

    The Strolling Saint

    Raphael Sabatini

  • Suddenly a great voice, and I knew it for the voice of Bianca, called me by name.

    The Strolling Saint

    Raphael Sabatini


Word Origin and History for bianca

Bianca

fem. proper name, from Italian, literally fem. of bianco "white" (see blank (adj.)). A doublet of French Blanche.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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