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Ona

[oh-nuh] /ˈoʊ nə/
noun, plural Onas (especially collectively) Ona for def 1.
1.
a member of a people of Tierra del Fuego.
2.
a female given name.
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  • Based on the novel 10:30 Ona summer night, by Marguerite Duras.

    Motion Pictures 1960-1969 Copyright Office. Library of Congress.
  • For some reason Ona had expressed a wish for me to ride horseback.

    The Sword of Damocles Anna Katharine Green
  • Only two months,' he repeated, and then slowly, 'Ona was born for luxury.'

    The Sword of Damocles Anna Katharine Green
  • I will think of it,' said I, and went into the other room to speak to Ona.

    The Sword of Damocles Anna Katharine Green
  • "I thought you seemed to enjoy it, Ona," her husband remarked.

    The Sword of Damocles Anna Katharine Green
  • As for Ona, she declares he pulled her back as if she had been daring the plague. '

    The Sword of Damocles Anna Katharine Green
  • Ona gave a shrug with her white shoulders, that seemed to question this.

    The Sword of Damocles Anna Katharine Green
  • "I am bound to look well to-night if I never do so again," said Ona.

    The Sword of Damocles Anna Katharine Green
  • Ona might have married and left them, but she would not, for she loved Teta Elzbieta.

    The Jungle Upton Sinclair
  • At the last moment there joined them Marija Berczynskas, who was a cousin of Ona's.

    The Jungle Upton Sinclair

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