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[ahy-nez, ahy-nez, ee-nez, ee-nez] /ˈaɪ nɛz, aɪˈnɛz, ˈi nɛz, iˈnɛz/
a female given name, form of Agnes. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Inez was so wholly of the palefaces that she disdained an Indian.

    The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis
  • Her first novel was “Inez: a Tale of the Alamo,” published in 1855.

  • Inez came near them from the window, by which she had been standing.

    In The Palace Of The King F. Marion Crawford
  • On the day his steamer was due, Señora Rojas again spoke to Inez.

    The White Mice Richard Harding Davis
  • Inez had specially loved to work for her brother, that so poverty should not oblige him to dress in a way unbefitting his birth.

    The Spanish Cavalier Charlotte Maria Tucker
Word Origin and History for Inez

fem. proper name, Spanish form of Agnes (q.v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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