Evangeline

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[ih-van-juh-leen, -lahyn, -lin]
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noun

a female given name, invented by H.W. Longfellow.

Also E·van·ge·li·na [ih-van-juh-lee-nuh] /ɪˌvæn dʒəˈli nə/.

Evangeline

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[ih-van-juh-lin]

noun

a narrative poem (1847) by Longfellow.
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Word Origin and History for evangeline

Evangeline

fem. proper name, from French Évangeline, ultimately from Greek evangelion "good news" (see evangelism).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper