a female given name, invented by H.W. Longfellow.
- Also E·van·ge·li·na [ih-van-juh-lee-nuh]. /ɪˌvæn dʒəˈli nə/.
Other definitions for Evangeline (2 of 2)
a narrative poem (1847) by Longfellow.
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How to use Evangeline in a sentence
Whatever comfort Evangeline may have given Ford, it could not compensate for the death of his greatest creation.
In the following selection from “Evangeline,” trochees are substituted for dactyls, yet there is no break in the rhythm.English: Composition and Literature | W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
It was Evangeline—beautiful, broken-hearted Evangeline—the white face, the great dark lustrous eyes full of unspeakable woe.A Changed Heart | May Agnes Fleming
A lady who stayed here last summer lent me his poems, but best I understand the 'Evangeline.'Amy in Acadia | Helen Leah Reed
And absolutely necessary, Martine, to our understanding properly this land of Evangeline.Amy in Acadia | Helen Leah Reed
Beautiful as is the Evangeline of Longfellow, his Hexameter lines are sometimes hard to scan, and often grate harshly on the ear.Legends of the Northwest | Hanford Lennox Gordon