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zillah

[zil-uh] /ˈzɪl ə/
noun
1.
(in British India) any of the districts into which a province was divided for administrative purposes.
Origin of zillah
1790-1800
1790-1800; < Hindi zila < Persian ẓilaʿ < Arabic ḍilʿ part

Zillah

[zil-uh] /ˈzɪl ə/
noun
1.
one of the two wives of Lamech. Gen. 4:19.
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  • zillah was a sick woman—too sick to be anything but civil to Josephine.

  • The ringlets of zillah were black; those of Eva were golden.

    Burlesques William Makepeace Thackeray
  • We shall have to feed them every hour,” said Roger, “zillah says so.

    Our Frank Amy Walton
  • When he turned towards the spot where zillah had stood—she was gone!

    The Buccaneer Mrs. S. C. Hall
  • He admitted zillah to a knowledge of this cave, as a place in which she might shelter.

    The Buccaneer Mrs. S. C. Hall
  • "Be careful not to go too far away, children," zillah called to them.

    Mildred Keith

    Martha Finley
  • Suddenly zillah gave a start and laid a trembling hand on Ada's arm.

    Mildred Keith

    Martha Finley
  • Mildred, Rupert, zillah and Ada stood in the doorway to see them off.

    Mildred Keith

    Martha Finley
  • Eva was between Rupert and zillah and would be thirteen now.

    Mildred Keith

    Martha Finley
  • "Yes, mother, don't fret about us," joined in Fan and zillah patiently.

    Mildred Keith

    Martha Finley

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