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[iz-uh-dawr-uh, -dohr-uh] /ˌɪz əˈdɔr ə, -ˈdoʊr ə/
a female given name: derived from Isidor. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Isadora's teaching has had its results but her influence has been wider in other directions.

    The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten
  • This oversight of nature Isadora has to some extent overcome.

    The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten
  • There are many fables concerning the beginning of Isadora's career.

    The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten
  • Miss Isadora Duncan stands as representative of the renaissance in dancing.

  • Does anybody in his senses imagine that Isadora Duncan has been changed, or could be changed, for better or worse?

    Nonsenseorship G. G. Putnam and Others
  • Isadora's daily amazement at Yetta's outspoken Socialism gradually grew into a conviction that he had been wrong.

    Comrade Yetta Albert Edwards
  • When they dance with Isadora they are but a moving row of shadow shapes of Isadora that come and go.

    The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten
  • Isadora Duncan would emancipate the one as Olive Schreiner would emancipate the other—to new activities and new delights.

  • Manet might have painted Isadora with one of the carpet slippers half depending from a bare, rosy-white foot.

    The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten
  • There had been bare-foot dancers before Isadora; there had been, I venture to say, discinct "Greek dancers."

    The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten

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