a female given name, Russian form of Anna.
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one of the three ships under the command of Columbus when he made his first voyage of discovery to America in 1492.
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How to use Nina in a sentence
No doubt the system failed Nina and broke both of them, but I think we’re meant to see that something isn’t quite right with Cassie, as her obsession with Nina goes beyond friendship in a way that’s designed to be flawed and uncomfortable.Promising Young Woman’s explosive ending and Best Picture chances, explained | Emily VanDerWerff | April 16, 2021 | Vox
Their spy, Nina, lives in disguise among the enemy, risking everything, dancing on the razor’s edge of discovery.Leigh Bardugo’s ‘Rule of Wolves’ is the latest action-packed installment in the Grishaverse saga | Ellen Morton | April 8, 2021 | Washington Post
The 911 caller, a woman named Nina, seemed to have a connection with the spa but wasn’t on the premises.A nationwide horror: Witnesses, police paint a picture of a murderous rampage that took 8 lives | Tim Craig, Mark Berman, Hannah Knowles, Marc Fisher | March 18, 2021 | Washington Post
Nina, her partner locked away from her, becomes increasingly desperate.In France's Official Oscar Entry Two of Us, Two Women’s Love Story Plays Like a Thriller | Stephanie Zacharek | February 5, 2021 | Time
That last point begs the question of why Nina never even considers trying to tell the truth about her relationship with Madeleine to her daughter.Lesbian love story becomes thriller in ‘Two of Us’ | John Paul King | February 4, 2021 | Washington Blade
You can see that with Nina, definitely, in the first few episodes.Eliza Coupe Finds Her ‘Happy Ending’ With ‘Benched’ | Kevin Fallon | October 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In some cases, such as those of Dallas nurses Nina Pham and Amber Vinson, the body figures out how to fight back.
“Like Nina Pham, she is a heroic person—a person who has dedicated her life to helping others,” he told a press conference.
Get a Piece of Houdini Before He Disappears By Nina Strochlic A death-defying magical box.The Best of the Beast, Aug 25-31: High Schools, Houdini and Hip-Hop Jihadists | The Daily Beast | August 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In 2003 Nina Clarkin, a British player, became the first woman to play on a team that won the Veuve Cliquot Gold Cup.
This insect is of Godart's fifth size, and comes very near to his Pieris Nina.
The improbability of it struck Nina as she went to and fro in the inner room, preparing their supper.
He said something inaudible to Nina and went out of the room with a light, energetic stride.
And Nina, with her murkiness, was manifestly in love with this spiritual, this mystical young man.
He noticed that she and Nina talked in low, rapid voices, as if they feared that at any moment the old man might awake.
British Dictionary definitions for Niña
the Niña one of the three ships commanded by Columbus in 1492
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