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Elvira

[el-vahyr-uh, -veer-uh]
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noun
  1. a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning “elf counsel.”
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  • He has heard Elvira or some other cat over there at the Harbor, probably.

    Fair Harbor</p>

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • Elvira Snowden built some of the upper tiers, but Esther finished the job.

    Fair Harbor</p>

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • "I thought Elvira Snowden was the one you said meant to get Egbert," he suggested.

    Fair Harbor</p>

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • I was afraid—that is, I did rather think I might find Elvira, but not you.

    Fair Harbor</p>

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • "Your book is there on the seat, Elvira," she said, carelessly.

    Fair Harbor</p>

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln


Word Origin and History for elvira

Elvira

fem. proper name, from Spanish, of Germanic origin.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper