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[vee-tuh] /ˈvi tə/
a female given name, form of Davida. Unabridged
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  • For once she accepted vitas offer to light her lights and make the window right for the night.

  • The vitas Patrum was the most popular collection of saints' legends in the middle ages.

  • She ignored vitas appeal to come see the wonderful flowers sent from some one for Mrs. Manton.

  • A limited time should be devoted to diversions with Pithamardas, vitas, and Vidushakas, and then should be taken the midday sleep.

  • In ye which wildernis liuid many holy fathers, as it apperith in vitas patrum.

    Lavengro George Borrow
  • vitas babyvitas bambino, crooned the woman, as she leaned over the couch and chaffed the trembling hands.

  • Of course everything is all right, but we dont want Nora worrying while were away and vitas alone.

  • In Caxtons vitas Patrum the hermitages are little houses; one has a stepped gable; another is like a gateway, with a room over it.

  • Without waiting to consider vitas opinion, Nora sprang from her hiding place and darted up the path into the cottage.

  • Now vitas flat slippers patted the stones and she was coming into the kitchen.

British Dictionary definitions for vitas


/ˈviːtə; ˈvaɪ-/
noun (pl) vitae (ˈviːtaɪ; ˈvaɪtiː)
(US & Canadian) a less common term for curriculum vitae
Word Origin
from Latin: life
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plural vitae, Latin, literally "life" (see vital).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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