- a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “truth.”
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Examples from the Web for alethea
For this was his mission, to find the Alethea before she sailed.
The Alethea was within the wide jaws of the Western Scheldt.
It was this which decided Alethea that the boy was worth taking pains with.The Way of All Flesh
Alethea was more serious, naturally, than he had ever seen her before.
In the first he recognised his brother Jasper, and in the lady, the fair Alethea.
Word Origin and History for alethea
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