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Evangeline1

[ih-van-juh-leen, -lahyn, -lin]
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noun
  1. a female given name, invented by H.W. Longfellow.
Also E·van·ge·li·na [ih-van-juh-lee-nuh] /ɪˌvæn dʒəˈli nə/.

Evangeline2

[ih-van-juh-lin]
noun
  1. a narrative poem (1847) by Longfellow.
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Evangeline

fem. proper name, from French Évangeline, ultimately from Greek evangelion "good news" (see evangelism).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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