fem. proper name, the native form of Latin Christiana, fem. of Christianus (see Christian). In the Middle Ages, the masculine form of the name (Cristian) was less popular in England than the feminine, though Christian was common in Brittany. Surnames Christie, Chrystal, etc. represent common Northern and Scottish pet forms of the names.
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Contemporary Examples of cristina
Sister Cristina's lyrics also omit such lines as, “Feels so good inside, when you hold me, and your heart beats, and you love me.”
Obviously, Sister Cristina had a change of heart—or a leap of faith.
Addressed to Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, the president of Argentina, it had received well over 619,000 signatures.More Bad Luck For Depressed Polar Bear
July 23, 2014
The Cristina Yang we met ten years ago would have had no problem leaving to run a prestigious hospital in Zurich.Sandra Oh Says Goodbye to Grey’s Anatomy
May 16, 2014
Off Ballantine traveled, ending up in Mexico, where he met his wife-to-be, Cristina.Death in the Heartland: What Happened to Steven Haataja?
March 16, 2014
Historical Examples of cristina
Old Cristina, who was her mother's nurse, is to be our stoutest ally.Jane Journeys On
Ruth Comfort Mitchell
By and by Cristina came downstairs and busied herself in the kitchen.
Now that it's a decent hour, don't you think Cristina might give us some breakfast?
To meet every contingency Cristina persuaded Ferdinand in 1830 to publish the law of 1789.A History of Spain
Charles E. Chapman
He knew this at first rather than saw it, and he knew that it was Cristina, and that she was dead.Wandering Ghosts
F. Marion Crawford