Word Origin for mariposa
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How to use mariposa in a sentence
These fine old trees grow in groves, and of the nine or ten groves the Calaveras and Mariposa are the best known.Stories of California|Ella M. Sexton
If only they would go to their study and quarrel about the Mariposa lily, or cactuses, or salix, or something.Katharine Frensham|Beatrice Harraden
Just out of Tehama we struck into a country whose features reminded us of the wooded tracts between Stockton and Mariposa.
Here for several days Alfonso tarried, grew stronger, and often walked with pretty Mariposa.
"My father gave it to me," was all that Mariposa would say about the ring as they separated for the night.