Theodora

[thee-uh-dawr-uh, -dohr-uh]
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noun

a.d. 508–548, Byzantine empress: consort of Justinian I.
a female given name: derived from Theodore.

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Historical Examples of theodora

  • None the less, the theatre was half empty when Theodora was given.

    Handel

    Edward J. Dent

  • Theodora was far from suspecting the cause of her lover's agitation.

    Gomez Arias

    Joaqun Telesforo de Trueba y Coso

  • And such was the sleep of Theodora: she was young and replete with charms, and, alas!

    Gomez Arias

    Joaqun Telesforo de Trueba y Coso

  • Theodora heeded him not, for she was absorbed in the ideas that crowded upon her mind.

    Gomez Arias

    Joaqun Telesforo de Trueba y Coso

  • A deep sigh was the only answer she could elicit from Theodora.

    Gomez Arias

    Joaqun Telesforo de Trueba y Coso


British Dictionary definitions for theodora

Theodora

noun

?500–548 ad, Byzantine empress; wife and counsellor of Justinian I
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