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Emmeline

[em-uh-leen, -lahyn] /ˈɛm əˌlin, -ˌlaɪn/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Amelia.
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  • Emmeline intending to go to her own room, went first into the drawing room to deposit her music book.

    Emmeline Charlotte Turner Smith
  • Emmeline is often too ambitious, the other commented, with visible content.

  • Emmeline assured him she would observe a strict silence; and he left her to give to Le Limosin a charge of secresy.

    Emmeline Charlotte Turner Smith
  • She said to herself she would keep on to "Emmeline's" house.

    Four Girls and a Compact Annie Hamilton Donnell
  • That's where Emmeline Camp lives that was a Jones an' spelt out o' my spellin'-book!

    Four Girls and a Compact Annie Hamilton Donnell
  • The whim had seized her and was holding on tight that Emmeline's might be the Right Place.

    Four Girls and a Compact Annie Hamilton Donnell
  • But the advent of Emmeline certainly did involve him in complications of another kind.

    Pincher Martin, O.D. H. Taprell Dorling
  • It must be Emmeline's house—a little, green-painted one beside the road!

    Four Girls and a Compact Annie Hamilton Donnell
  • Emmeline Tidditt, for so many years the Knowles housekeeper, made one remark which contained possible food for thought.

    Fair Harbor Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • But, Emmeline Camp, what are you going to do with her all that time?

    Four Girls and a Compact Annie Hamilton Donnell

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