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Eugénie

[œ-zhey-nee]
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noun
  1. Comtesse de Te·ba [de te-bah] /dɛ ˈtɛ bɑ/, Marie Eugénie de Montijo de Guzmán, 1826–1920, wife of Napoleon III, born in Spain: Empress of France 1853–71.
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Eugenia

[yoo-jee-nee-uh, -jeen-yuh]
noun
  1. a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “nobility.”
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Also Eu·ge·nie [yoo-jee-nee] /yuˈdʒi ni/.
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Eugénie

noun
  1. original name Eugénia Maria de Montijo de Guzman, Comtesse de Téba. 1826–1920, Empress of France (1853–71) as wife of Napoleon III
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Eugenia

fem. proper name, from Latin, from Greek Eugenia, literally "nobility of birth," fem. of Eugenius (see Eugene).

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