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Agnes

[ ag-nis ]
/ ˈæg nɪs /
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noun

Saint, a.d. 292?–304?, Roman Catholic child martyr.
a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “chaste.”

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Agnes
/ (ˈæɡnɪs) /

noun

Saint. ?292–?304 ad, Christian child martyr under Diocletian. Feast day: Jan 21
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