Origin of Selene
Examples from the Web for selena
Missy Suicide, formerly known as Selena Mooney, is in New York for a series of brand-expansion meetings.Masters of Alt Sex: SuicideGirls Hits Puberty and Wants to Invade Your TV Set|Marlow Stern|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Taylor Swift saw Selena Gomez kissing Bieber backstage at an awards show, and made a very obvious “yuck” face.
Gomez voluntarily spent two weeks in rehab last month, and Demi sticks up for bestie Selena as she works out her emotional life.Inside Philip Seymour Hoffman's Funeral; 'Lego Movie' Is Really Good|Culture Team|February 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you want revenge on Justin Bieber for hurting poor Selena and also for all that other stuff, you're not alone.Justin Bieber Has Been Drag Racing Down the Road to Recovery|Amy Zimmerman|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
New York Times Justin Bieber opens up about Selena Gomez in new song 'Heartbreaker'.Lady Gaga Goes Naked on ‘ARTPOP’ Album Cover, Miley Cyrus Insults Matt Lauer’s Sex Life|Culture Team|October 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Selena was still buying Souvenirs, but doing it mechanically, as if in a Trance.Ade's Fables|George Ade
As he went, Selena's face appeared at the window of the house over the valley.
The flattery at last penetrated his priggishness; Endymion stooped to Selena.The Confounding of Camelia|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
All summer she had made much of Jed, by way of tormenting Selena.
After Selena had gone home, sulking, Mattie picked on with a very determined face.
British Dictionary definitions for selena
Word Origin and History for selena
moon goddess, equivalent of Latin Luna, from Greek selene "the moon; name of the moon goddess," related to selas "light, brightness, bright flame, flash of an eye," from PIE root *swel- (2) "to shine, beam" (cf. Sanskrit svargah "heaven," Lithuanian svilti "to singe," Old English swelan "to be burnt up," Middle Low German swelan "to smolder"); related to swelter, sultry. Related: Selenian "of or pertaining to the moon as a world," 1660s.