Molina

[ moh-lee-nuh, muh-; Spanish maw-lee-nah ]
/ moʊˈli nə, mə-; Spanish mɔˈli nɑ /

noun

Lu·is [loo-ees], /luˈis/, 1535–1600, Spanish Jesuit theologian.
Tirso de. Tirso de Molina.

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Molina
/ (Spanish moˈlina) /

noun

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