- Comtesse de Te·ba [de te-bah] /dɛ ˈtɛ bɑ/, Marie Eugénie de Montijo de Guzmán, 1826–1920, wife of Napoleon III, born in Spain: Empress of France 1853–71.
- a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “nobility.”
Also Eu·ge·nie [yoo-jee-nee] /yuˈdʒi ni/.
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Guests included Alexander Gilkes, Diane von Furstenberg, and Princess Eugenie, who is now living and working in New York.Camilla's Brother Died After Falling In Gramercy Park Hotel Revolving Doors
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By the age of five, Eugenie was tasked with minding the pig herds, rising before dawn to keep an eye on the snuffling porkers.
Half-orphaned, Eugenie was sent to a larger farm to learn to cook and clean.
Earlier this month the two truly got away from it all when they went on an African safari with Eugenie and her boyfriend.
Harry met Cressida through his cousin Eugenie, and the two started dating in 2012.
The rumour spread that he had yielded to the entreaties of his wife Eugenie.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
And were those—and were those—were those wrinkles, upon the visage of Eugenie Lalande?The Works of Edgar Allan Poe
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And he did Miss Eugenie the honor to eat one of her praleens.
"Virginia will never speak to him again," said Eugenie, in an awed voice.
And Eugenie gives a cry and points to the rear where Maurice is riding.
- original name Eugénia Maria de Montijo de Guzman, Comtesse de Téba. 1826–1920, Empress of France (1853–71) as wife of Napoleon III
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Word Origin and History for eugenie
fem. proper name, from Latin, from Greek Eugenia, literally "nobility of birth," fem. of Eugenius (see Eugene).
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