- a female given name: from a Russian word meaning “faith.”
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Examples from the Web for vera
The VERA Institute estimates U.S. taxpayers paid $39 billion for incarceration in 2012.‘Progressive Jail’ Is a 21st-Century Hell, Inmates Complain
September 29, 2014
And Robert Cáceres, 32, says he lost $60 on a Vera Wang tuxedo he tried to buy on Craigslist.He Bullies Kids and Calls It News
June 26, 2014
Between the ceremony and reception, Kardashian wore three different Vera Wang gowns, worth a total of $600,000.Which of Kim Kardashian’s Weddings Was More Ridiculous?
May 27, 2014
“Out of poverty and despair our sons work in illegal coal mines,” one of the Orthodox faithful, Vera Zviagintseva, told me.Blood, Faith and Fatalism in Divided Ukraine
April 21, 2014
Harington is currently abroad shooting Testament of Youth, a biopic of poet Vera Brittain, who will be played by Alicia Vikander.Kit Harington: Game of Thrones’ Jon Snow Learns to Fight Dirty
April 9, 2014
A vera good right, I think; or if he hadna, I wad like to know wha had?
Vera Cruz fell after a vigorous bombardment and a brave defence.The Nation in a Nutshell
George Makepeace Towle
"Ye sall—this vera nicht, gien ye like," rejoined the soutar.
Eh, but they maun be sair hungert afore they tak til the vera dirt!
Was she to bring an owre true tale o' me to the vera hoose I was born in?
Word Origin and History for vera
fem. proper name, from Latin, literally "true" (see very).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper