Origin of incognita
Examples from the Web for incognita
The general opinion was that they had found the Terra Australia incognita.Captain Cook|W.H.G. Kingston
The repast below stairs was no sooner finished, than Elinor flew back to summon the Incognita to descend for exhibition. 'The Wanderer (Volume 1 of 5)|Fanny Burney
We trust Incognita will continue her favors to The Continental.
Congreve, when he wrote Incognita , took the drama as his model.Clarissa: Preface, Hints of Prefaces, and Postscript|Samuel Richardson
This woman was not the mother of my incognita; so sweet a flower could not grow upon such a rugged bush.The Cross of Berny|Emile de Girardin