- a book of the Apocrypha, constituting the 13th chapter of Daniel in the Douay Bible.
- Also Su·san·nah. a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “lily.”
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Contemporary Examples of susanna
She Mattersby Susanna Sonnenberg The author collects female friends like kitchenware, but engineers many interpersonal collapses.This Week’s Hot Reads: Jan. 7, 2013
January 7, 2013
Scott Walker, Haley Barbour, Michael Steele, Susanna Martinez, and others have made similar remarks.Running From Romney: the GOP’s Phony New Compassion
November 18, 2012
Susanna C. Larsson, et al. “Coffee Consumption and Risk of Stroke in Women.”Can Coffee Save Your Life?
October 28, 2011
Historical Examples of susanna
You want me to ask—to ask Elviry and Susanna and them to come in here?
Seems to me they told me that Susanna's name was Samuels afore she married Brackett.
Susanna Brackett, why don't you or the rest tell me what she's sayin'?
You don't suppose I'd be as excited as all this over a letter from Susanna Wixon, do you?Kent Knowles: Quahaug
Joseph C. Lincoln
Susanna was less strong than Sarah and less amiable than Amelia.Is He Popenjoy?
- the wife of Joachim, who was condemned to death for adultery because of a false accusation, but saved by Daniel's sagacity
- the book of the Apocrypha containing this story
Word Origin and History for susanna
fem. proper name, from Latin Susanna, from Greek Sousana, from Hebrew Shoshannah, literally "a lily." One of the women that attended Jesus in his journeys.