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[tuh-mahr-uh] /təˈmɑr ə/
noun, Italian Cookery.
a powdered mixture of cinnamon, cloves, coriander, aniseed, and fennel seed.
Origin of tamara
origin uncertain


[tam-er-uh, tuh-mar-uh, -mahr-uh] /ˈtæm ər ə, təˈmær ə, -ˈmɑr ə/
a female given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • To them, though, there was sent a little daughter, whom they called tamara.

    Cornwall's Wonderland

    Mabel Quiller-Couch
  • One morning, tamara got away earlier than usual from her cavern home.

    Cornwall's Wonderland

    Mabel Quiller-Couch
  • The Demon, baffled and furious, is left gazing upon the corpse of tamara.

    The Russian Opera Rosa Newmarch
  • She did not love them and cast them to death like tamara of the Caucasus.

    December Love Robert Hichens
  • He dreams of finding in tamara the joys of the paradise he has foregone.

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