- a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “gift of God.”
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Examples from the Web for dorothea
The photograph taken by Dorothea Lange, “Migrant Mother,” was rooted in time and place.
What drew you to write about a photographer like Dorothea Lange and her most famous subject?
I based the characters of Mary Coin and Vera Dare on Dorothea Lange and Florence Owens Thompson, actual people in history.
As much as is known about Dorothea Lange is as little that is known about Florence Owens Thompson.
Her name was Dorothea Taust; her father, like most of his ancestors, was a clergyman.Handel
Edward J. Dent
Dorothea was holding a torch, the liquid droppings of which fell upon her hands.The Dream
What, to those of our own, is such an angel of mercy as Dorothea Dix?The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII)
John Greenleaf Whittier
Dorothea was at a loss to know what had happened to the child.The Story of Don Quixote
Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Will Lady Dorothea be likely to view the matter in this light?The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)
Charles James Lever