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Lillian

or Lil·i·an

[lil-ee-uh n]
noun
  1. a female given name.
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  • "We'll freeze to death, or have pneumonia, then," put in Lillian plaintively.

    Madge Morton's Secret

    Amy D. V. Chalmers

  • "'There are as many fish in the sea as ever were caught'," quoted Lillian gayly.

    Madge Morton's Secret

    Amy D. V. Chalmers

  • Lillian and Eleanor stayed at home to take care of the lodge.

    Madge Morton's Secret

    Amy D. V. Chalmers

  • I asked Lillian if a cheap umbrella could be purchased in the neighborhood.

    Working With the Working Woman

    Cornelia Stratton Parker

  • Lillian gazed fixedly at the white cupola on a stockfarm building.

    Stanford Stories

    Charles K. Field