[ min-uh ]

  1. a female given name.

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How to use Minna in a sentence

  • That moment arrived at a reunion party for Leary last week in San Francisco's 111 Minna Gallery.

  • Minna wore low-necked collars, and a little black velvet ribbon round her neck, and pink beads.

    The Devourers | Annie Vivanti Chartres
  • And she might take a smaller flat, and pay Minna eight dollars a month instead of ten.

    The Devourers | Annie Vivanti Chartres
  • Minna had gone to fetch Anne-Marie from school, when a messenger rang and gave Nancy a sealed letter.

    The Devourers | Annie Vivanti Chartres
  • There was a girl, Minna, in the village near Munich whom Fritz was going to marry as soon as the war was over.

    The Hosts of the Air | Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Minna Waldemar, a girl of sixteen, an operative in an umbrella factory, had been in the United States for six months.

    Making Both Ends Meet | Sue Ainslie Clark and Edith Wyatt

British Dictionary definitions for Minna


/ (ˈmɪnə) /

  1. a city in W central Nigeria, capital of Niger state. Pop: 278 000 (2005 est)

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