a female given name: from the Greek word meaning “pure.”
- Also Kath·a·rine, Kath·ryn, Kath·rynne [kath-rin]. /ˈkæθ rɪn/.
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How to use Katherine in a sentence
Rick Silva and his wife, Katherine, bought their bungalow-style house for $60,000 a decade ago, after retiring from their jobs in Detroit.As Florida home prices spike, middle-class residents wonder if they can afford to stay | Tim Craig, Lenny Bronner, Andrew Van Dam | January 18, 2022 | Washington Post
Florence Puana, by then in her 90s, realized that Katherine hadn’t paid off any of the outstanding balance as promised and that she was about to lose her home.
In 2009, Katherine racked up a $23,976 brunch tab at the Sheraton Waikiki to fete Louis after he was appointed police chief.
Alleging elder and financial abuse, the Puanas filed a lawsuit against Katherine.
Read the rest of Katherine’s story, including much more detail on Danske’s work in the energy industry, here.
Thanks to astrophysicist extraordinaire Katherine Mack for helpful discussions in putting this article together.
Mary Katherine Gallagher is an exaggerated version of me how I felt when I was little.Molly Shannon on ‘Life After Beth,’ Turning 50, and ‘Never Been Kissed’ | Melissa Leon | August 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Dr. Katherine (Katie) Mack is a theoretical astrophysicist at Melbourne University and has written for Slate, Time, and elsewhere.
Finally, I talked to Katherine Stone, who knows something about supportive online communities.
She also blasted the spate of “Katherine Heigl-y type things where women…have no reason to exist other than to get a guy.”‘Clueless’: How the Greatest Clique of the ‘90s Transformed Into A Shakespearean Tragedy | Marlow Stern | May 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was admitted at Katherine Hall, Cambridge, some months before he was ten years old.East Anglia | J. Ewing Ritchie
He talked of his sister Katherine, much to Harry's delight, and told of his own sweetheart in Missouri.A Little Union Scout | Joel Chandler Harris
What followed was as mysterious as a chapter out of an Anna Katherine Green detective story.The Wreckers | Francis Lynde
Jack's mother met us at the door, and not far behind her was the fair Katherine, more beautiful than ever.A Little Union Scout | Joel Chandler Harris
Petruchio "wrings Grumio by the ear," and Katherine beats the same unlucky servant.Tolstoy on Shakespeare | Leo Tolstoy