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Claudia

[klaw-dee-uh] /ˈklɔ di ə/
noun
1.
a female given name: from a Roman family name meaning “lame.”.
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  • Claudia was in her most boisterous spirits; Eugene, by one of the quick transitions of his nature, was hardly less elate.

    Father Stafford Anthony Hope
  • In the centre is Claudia Quinta about to kneel before the bust of the goddess.

    Six Centuries of Painting Randall Davies
  • John commanded, and, after one memorable attempt at rebellion, Claudia had silently obeyed.

    What a Man Wills Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • Miss Pounceby was the ingnue, and she and Claudia lived together.

    Despair's Last Journey David Christie Murray
  • Why, that—why, Claudia, that I shouldn't rush to you the moment I was free.

    Father Stafford Anthony Hope
Word Origin and History for Claudia

fem. proper name, from Latin Claudius (m.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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