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[oo-nuh, yoo-] /ˈu nə, ˈyu-/
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “one.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • To one absurd thing, because it was living, Una could not shut her heart—to the senile canary.

    The Job Sinclair Lewis
  • Yesterday it was natural and pleasant to spend the day with Maurice and Una.

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  • Una jerked her head at some stately pheasants going down to the brook for a drink.

    Rewards and Fairies Rudyard Kipling
  • Una, puzzled, but obedient to a quick glance from her aunt, wrote the note.

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  • A day or two since, Una found a few purple violets, and yesterday a dandelion in bloom.

  • Una swam forward, and, reckless with fright now, shouted again.

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  • With what powerful truths does Una meet the arguments of Despair?

  • If you persist in being disobliging, Maurice, you and Una can go by yourselves.

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  • I am afraid it puts thee to unspeakable pain and trouble, and I feel as if I ought to be with thee; especially as Una is not well.

  • In an hour, or less than an hour, he must say farewell to Una.

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British Dictionary definitions for Una


abbreviation (in Britain)
United Nations Association
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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