Word Origin and History for selina
fem. proper name, nativized form of French Céline, from Latin caelina "heavenly," from caelum (see celestial).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for selina
There's something comforting about the way Veep portrays Selina and her quest for power in the disingenuous world of politics.
Now, after the sharp, wildly fun two-part Veep finale, Selina Meyer is cursing all the way from the West Wing.
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May 11, 2014
Ferber makes us root for Dirk, only to reveal at the end that Roelf is the son that Selina wishes she had.
There are indications of this early on, particularly in a scene in which Selina tries to teach Pervus to diagram sentences.
If she were but a little more like her sister—or Selina Sidney even!
Many motives conspired to incline Selina to accept of the invitation.
He was roused from his reverie by the arrival of Selina's letter.
We were indebted for it chiefly to the skill and adroitness of Selina Whiston.
We owed this idea, like the first, to the immortal Selina Whiston.