[tuh-ree-suh, -zuh, -rey-; for 2 also Spanish te-re-sah]
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Examples from the Web for teresa
I suspect [Teresa] will get money sent in to her, so she can shop at the commissary.
If nobody on the outside will send Teresa money, should she learn a prison hustle?
Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice turned herself in to serve a 15-month sentence for bankruptcy fraud.
When they get someone high profile, like the governor [Bob McDonnell] or like Teresa, they will abuse their positions.
Teresa Vance went to the debate from Atlanta to cheer on Nunn.Nunn-Perdue: The Devil Went Down to Perry, Georgia
October 10, 2014
But you, Teresa, were born to see life through the Claude glass.Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete
But Teresa's eyes were closed—she could not look upon the scene.The Pirate and The Three Cutters
Teresa (recoiling with the expression appropriate to the passion).The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The father of Teresa Sandoval was the priestly son of a marquise of Spain!The Treasure Trail
Marah Ellis Ryan
"Teresa was right, too," he added in a low tone touched with awe.Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard
- Saint, known as Teresa of Avila. 1515–82, Spanish nun and mystic. She reformed the Carmelite order and founded 17 convents. Her writings include a spiritual autobiography and The Way to Perfection. Feast day: Oct 15
- Mother, original name Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu. 1910–97, Indian Roman Catholic missionary, born in Skopje, now in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, of Albanian parents: noted for her work among the starving in Calcutta; Nobel peace prize 1979
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