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Eudora

[yoo-dawr-uh, -dohr-uh]
noun
  1. a female given name.
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  • Eudora was a mere infant when Phidias bought her of a poor goatherd in Phelle.

    Philothea

    Lydia Maria Child

  • Moreover, I believe, dearest Eudora, that half your wrongs are in your own imagination.

    Philothea

    Lydia Maria Child

  • Eudora took it with a deep blush, saying, "Aspasia gave it to me."

    Philothea

    Lydia Maria Child

  • They were both silent for a few moments; and Eudora's countenance was troubled.

    Philothea

    Lydia Maria Child

  • Eudora started, when she saw the well-known writing of Philæmon.

    Philothea

    Lydia Maria Child


Word Origin and History for eudora

Eudora

fem. proper name, from Greek Eudora, literally "generous," fem. of eudoros, from eu "well" (see eu-) + doron "gift" (see date (n.1)).

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