a female given name, form of Helen.
- Also El·e·a·no·ra [el-ee-uh-nawr-uh]. /ˌɛl i əˈnɔr ə/.
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How to use Eleanor in a sentence
Eleanor’s words about the challenges of undoing a mistake were prescient.How Eleanor Roosevelt Worked to Stop Her Husband Approving Japanese Internment Camps During World War II | Francine Uenuma | February 18, 2022 | Time
Karrar and his wife have a week-old daughter, Eleanor, and have always assumed they’d have to leave their city neighborhood for the suburbs once they had children in school.Virginia governor’s race a toss-up as Election Day nears, Post-Schar School poll finds | Gregory S. Schneider, Laura Vozzella, Karina Elwood, Scott Clement, Emily Guskin | October 29, 2021 | Washington Post
Anna took to calling her first daughter “Granny” because of Eleanor’s shy, solemn demeanor.
Whatever its shortcomings, “Eleanor in the Village” is a worthy addition to the library on her life.
One might even legitimately wonder if FDR ever would have become president were it not for Eleanor’s ongoing and transformative experiences in the Village.
His next book is called Alice and Eleanor: The Wars of the Roosevelts.
His wife Eleanor was more representative of the activist strain running through the progressive movement.From The Square Deal to The New Deal: The Overlapping Political Identities of TR and FDR | John Avlon | September 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“I became more of a feminist than I ever thought possible,” Eleanor later wrote.
The popular perception is that Eleanor never got over the betrayal, which Black contests.
[Laughs] Did you have any wild nights out in the city while filming The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby?Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy on 'Eleanor Rigby,' First Heartbreak, and Robin Williams | Marlow Stern | September 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And now all were dead save Eleanor, his bright-haired sister, and she—the captive of Iftikhar.God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
Then the deed at Cefalu—and that accursed child Eleanor still remains to drive me wild with her moans and her sorrow.God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
You were like the little Eleanor whom alone in all the world I ever truly loved.Sue, A Little Heroine | L. T. Meade
"It's your money, but it is my life," Eleanor urged, with a quiver in her voice.Quin | Alice Hegan Rice
Eleanor's persistence in recurring to this most distasteful of subjects roused her to fury.Quin | Alice Hegan Rice