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[bren-duh] /ˈbrɛn də/
a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning “flame” or “sword.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Martine had heard much of Brenda, though she had never met her until one afternoon when Amy came to call.

    Brenda's Ward Helen Leah Reed
  • A new edition of Brenda's charming story, with clever illustrations.

    The Girls of St. Olave's Mabel Mackintosh
  • “They could make it pretty nasty for us all round, in fact,” Brenda concluded.

    The Jervaise Comedy J. D. Beresford
  • It beat no more; my Brenda was dead—poisoned by the beautiful Lady.

    Border Ghost Stories Howard Pease
  • Soon the poor Brenda was a floating furnace, and the order to 'Take to the boats!'

    Jo's Boys Louisa May Alcott

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