[ ed-wee-nuh, -win-uh ]

  1. a female given name: derived from Edwin.

Words Nearby Edwina

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How to use Edwina in a sentence

  • The optics, reminiscent of Lord Louis Mountbatten, India’s last viceroy, and his wife Edwina, during the final days of the Raj, drew swift backlash for their jaw-dropping colonial symbolism.

  • The Palmer received the boon with another low reverence, and followed Edwina out of the apartment.

    Ivanhoe | Walter Scott
  • Edwina was played by Mrs. Kean, who was applauded to her heart's content.

  • In the long imaginary conversations which he held with her he addressed her as Julia or Edwina.

    Angel Island | Inez Haynes Gillmore
  • The baby was a boy,—fortunately, for I don't admire the name Edwina, and I shouldn't have liked to handicap a child with it.

    The Plum Tree | David Graham Phillips