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[ez-muh-ral-duh; Spanish es-me-rahl-dah] /ˌɛz məˈræl də; Spanish ˌɛs mɛˈrɑl dɑ/
a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “emerald.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • In sorrow, faithfully borne, the beauty and power of holiness had become hourly more apparent to Esmeralda.

    Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 Augustus J. C. Hare
  • The Esmeralda has been in sight since early in the forenoon.

  • A little silk bag which Esmeralda had always worn was around the neck of the skeleton of the woman.

    The World's Greatest Books, Volume V. Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
  • Mr. Frewen is a gentleman, and I wish him all good lack with the Esmeralda.

  • In the meantime, Wenzel has fallen in love with Esmeralda the danseuse in a troop of acrobats.

  • The Esmeralda is still lying in the harbour where we landed.

    The Crack of Doom Robert Cromie
  • A beam of sunlight pierced it from above and lit the Esmeralda's deck.

    The Pursuit Frank (Frank Mackenzie) Savile
  • But may the devil flay me if I understand what they mean with their Esmeralda!

    Notre-Dame de Paris Victor Hugo
  • Then, as Esmeralda flounced from the room in disgust, turned back to Mademoiselle, laughingly penitent.

    Pixie O'Shaughnessy Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

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