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[tuh-mahr-uh] /təˈmɑr ə/
noun, Italian Cookery.
a powdered mixture of cinnamon, cloves, coriander, aniseed, and fennel seed.
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[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. 2017.
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  • tamara nudged Asriel, whom she was helping to transfer the remaining books to the marble table.

    The Imported Bridegroom Abraham Cahan
  • One morning, tamara got away earlier than usual from her cavern home.

    Cornwall's Wonderland Mabel Quiller-Couch
  • Beyond the power of appointing Valluvans and other office-bearers, the authority of the tamara extends but little.

  • She did not love them and cast them to death like tamara of the Caucasus.

    December Love Robert Hichens
  • During their very first dance together Gritzko kissed tamara.

    Books and Persons Arnold Bennett

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