[ vur-nuh ]

  1. a female given name.

Words Nearby Verna Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Verna in a sentence

  • Five months later, the partially nude body of Verna Williams was discovered on the grounds of 68th Street Elementary School.

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  • Here, on La Verna, is the only fortress that is yet living in all Tuscany of that time so long ago.

  • But “Izibu”—meaning water-lily—Verna considered rather pretty and poetic, and did not discourage its use.

    Forging the Blades | Bertram Mitford
  • Verna rose and went into the house, returning with a large bottle of the excellent ale they brew in Maritzburg, and a long glass.

    Forging the Blades | Bertram Mitford
  • Now, her customers having retired outside, and there being no sign of others arriving, Verna betook herself outside too.

    Forging the Blades | Bertram Mitford
  • These were paid for without haggling, Verna throwing in a length of roll tobacco by way of a bonsela, or gift to seal the bargain.

    Forging the Blades | Bertram Mitford