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Origin of heroine
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Even though victims groups see Haselberg as a heroine, she feels she could have done more.
The 30-something heroine glamorized the metropolis and its coveted name brands, Arora says.
The artist Mike Denison has set himself a challenge: to draw one picture a day for an entire year of his heroine Bea Arthur.Forever a Golden Girl: The Art of Being Bea Arthur|Tim Teeman|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mischievous and spirited, she was a heroine for generations of young girls who read and idolized her.Madeline’s New York Moment: Ludwig Bemelmans’ Heroine Comes Home|Erin Cunningham|July 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The context of “Let It Go” is this: Elsa, the heroine of Frozen, is able to turn anything to ice with the touch of her hand.Why These Marines Love ‘Frozen’—and Why It Matters|Aaron B. O’Connell|June 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the colour of the heroine's eyes and the tint of her hair are immaterial to her career, omit such hackneyed data.The Lure of the Pen|Flora Klickmann
Beauty and the Beast, the hero and heroine of a famous fairy tale.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
He dropped a few particulars of his hero in action; but the heroine eclipsed.One of Our Conquerors, Complete|George Meredith
Christabel, the heroine of an ancient romance entitled Sir Eglamour of Artois.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
Speak to me of thy principal female character, be she heroine or no.'The Captain of the Pole-Star and Other Tales|Arthur Conan Doyle
1650s, from Latin heroine, heroina (plural heroinae) "a female hero, a demigoddess" (e.g. Medea), from Greek heroine, fem. of heros (see hero (n.1)). As "principal female character" in a drama or poem, from 1715.