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Eudora

[yoo-dawr-uh, -dohr-uh]
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noun
  1. a female given name.
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  • Eudora, what is it within us, that listens where there is no sound?

    Philothea

    Lydia Maria Child

  • "I am Eudora, the adopted daughter of Phidias," rejoined the maiden.

    Philothea

    Lydia Maria Child

  • Eudora was a mere infant when Phidias bought her of a poor goatherd in Phelle.

    Philothea

    Lydia Maria Child

  • "If you still love Paralus, I wonder you can be so quiet and cheerful," said Eudora.

    Philothea

    Lydia Maria Child

  • Your own confessions, Eudora, do not speak well for her instructions.

    Philothea

    Lydia Maria Child


Word Origin and History for eudora

Eudora

fem. proper name, from Greek Eudora, literally "generous," fem. of eudoros, from eu "well" (see eu-) + doron "gift" (see date (n.1)).

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