- a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “messenger.”
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Examples from the Web for angela
For many decades now, the Queen has had heavy lead weights sewn into the hems of her skirts by her dress maker Angela Miller.
She certainly does not feel the need for a full time dressmaker like Angela Kelly.
The scene between getaway cab driver Esmeralda Villalobos (Angela Jones) and Butch is one of the oddest in Pulp Fiction.The Secrets of ‘Pulp Fiction’: 20 Things You Didn’t Know About the Movie on Its 20th Anniversary
October 19, 2014
Wise Children by Angela Carter Oh how the mighty have fallen!Book Bag: 5 Novels Shakespeare Sort of Wrote
October 10, 2014
“Angela Merkel understands President Putin, no doubt,” said Khodorkovsky.Russian Tycoon: We Must Prepare For Putin’s Inevitable Downfall
October 4, 2014
"I have done every thing, Angela," said Pauline, despairingly.
Every effort had been made, and at length Angela appealed to Pauline.
My class was with the youngest of the children, and Sister Angela was my teacher.
But in the middle of the night I awoke, and Sister Angela was crying.
Low as the light was I could see that Sister Angela was deadly pale.
Word Origin and History for angela
fem. proper name, Latin fem. of angelus "angel" (see angel).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper