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Cristina

fem. proper name, the native form of Latin Christiana, fem. of Christianus (see Christian). In the Middle Ages, the masculine form of the name (Cristian) was less popular in England than the feminine, though Christian was common in Brittany. Surnames Christie, Chrystal, etc. represent common Northern and Scottish pet forms of the names.

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  • We finished dining gayly, but cristina did not again appear smiling and cordial as before.

    The Joy of Captain Ribot Armando Palacio Valds
  • To meet every contingency cristina persuaded Ferdinand in 1830 to publish the law of 1789.

    A History of Spain Charles E. Chapman
  • In cristina the love is just as spiritual, but the motive of the poem is not one, as in Evelyn Hope, but two.

    The Poetry Of Robert Browning Stopford A. Brooke
  • He knew this at first rather than saw it, and he knew that it was cristina, and that she was dead.

    Wandering Ghosts F. Marion Crawford
  • I waited for him to break it before we parted, promising myself to be faithful to the silent promise that I had made to cristina.

    The Joy of Captain Ribot Armando Palacio Valds

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