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[naw-vyah; English noh-vee-uh] /ˈnɔ vyɑ; English ˈnoʊ vi ə/
noun, plural novias
[naw-vyahs; English noh-vee-uh z] /ˈnɔ vyɑs; English ˈnoʊ vi əz/ (Show IPA).
a fiancée or bride.
a girlfriend or sweetheart. Unabridged
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  • It is in the house of my novia, whom I shall be delighted to introduce to you.

    Poor Folk in Spain Jan Gordon
  • The novia was in white, and the younger girl in a similar costume of blue.

    Diplomatic Days Edith O'Shaughnessy
  • No lejos hallbase situada la casa del dueo, y all viva Dolores, novia ma.

    A First Spanish Reader Erwin W. Roessler and Alfred Remy
  • Food is always of secondary importance: he ranks it after his novia, after his cigarillo, after the bulls.

    Spanish Life in Town and Country L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
  • The house of his novia bore on its weather-beaten front the arms of some bygone hidalgo; now it was an apartment house.

    Poor Folk in Spain Jan Gordon

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