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Dinah

[dahy-nuh]
noun
  1. Also Douay Bible, Di·na. the daughter of Jacob and Leah. Gen. 30:21.
  2. a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “vindicated.”
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Historical Examples of dinah

  • This garrulous body, old Dinah Wilson, was talking as Hugh entered.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine

  • "Not yet, sir," answered one of the servants—it was old Dinah Wilson.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine

  • "Ask Mr. Paul if he is ready," he said, when Dinah brought the tray.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine

  • My sister Dinah has, I verily believe, the most sovereign remedy for these pains.

    Barrington

    Charles James Lever

  • After all, Dinah, it is not that he holds us more cheaply, but rates himself higher.

    Barrington

    Charles James Lever


British Dictionary definitions for dinah

Dinah

noun
  1. the daughter of Jacob and Leah (Genesis 30:21; 34)
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Word Origin and History for dinah

Dinah

fem. proper name, in the Old Testament, Jacob's daughter by Leah, from Hebrew Dinah, literally "judgment," from din "to judge."

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