[juh-net; for 2 also French zhah-net]
- a city in W Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh.
- Also Jean·net·ta [juh-net-uh] /dʒəˈnɛt ə/, Jean·ette. a female given name, form of Jean.
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Examples from the Web for jeannette
The Silver Star By Jeannette Walls Two girls strike out on their own across the country after their mother abandons them.This Week’s Hot Reads: June 3, 2013
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So, Jeannette Catsoulis, in answer to your electric question: yes, context does matter.Tears of Gaza: Why Context Matters
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“Like so many other young people in this country, Timmy, when he reached age 18, was allowed to emancipate,” says Jeannette.
The hospitalization, however, was so expensive it forced Jeannette into bankruptcy.
The police were at her house so often they were like members of the family, yet Jeannette would not turn her back on her only son.
Jeannette held her finger up to Corbett, saying, with a smile, 'mchant!'The Pirate and The Three Cutters
Jeannette, happily, was looking not at me but at her, and so my troubled looks escaped her.
Jeannette laughed at the question, and as she did so, she looked up and saw me standing there.
She had said little when Jeannette showed her the name on the proof which I had kept.
By which I understood he was struck with the beauty of my sweet Jeannette; for the which I forgave him much.