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[mahr-guh-ree-tuh; Italian mahr-ge-ree-tah] /ˌmɑr gəˈri tə; Italian ˌmɑr gɛˈri tɑ/
a female given name, Italian form of Margaret. Unabridged
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  • Caterina put out her hand in response to the smile and clasped that of Margherita.

    The Royal Pawn of Venice Mrs. Lawrence Turnbull
  • She mistook it even when she tried to do a kindness to Margherita.

    Romance of Roman Villas Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney
  • He had met and loved Margherita in 1508, six years earlier, and possibly after his engagement to Maria.

    Famous European Artists Sarah K. Bolton
  • Day after day, Margherita had dinned the name of Caponsacchi into the wife's ears.

    Browning's Heroines Ethel Colburn Mayne
  • On the following evening Gerster appeared as "Margherita" in Faust, the house being again crowded from floor to ceiling.

    The Mapleson Memoirs, vol II James H. Mapleson
  • Margherita left the precincts of their convent to join the worshippers in the Duomo.

    Filippo Lippi Paul G. Konody
  • It is even said that his sisters, Clarina and Margherita, rendered efficient aid with manual labour.

  • Margherita at the end of 1458, all the other fugitives followed her example.

    Filippo Lippi Paul G. Konody

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