[jil-ee-uh n, -yuh n]


a female given name, form of Juliana. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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fem. proper name, from French Juliane, from Latin Juliana (a saint's name), fem. of Julianus, literally "of Julius."

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