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  1. a female given name, form of Davida.
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Historical Examples

  • You see, she is the daughter of Vitas daughter who died last year, Nora explained.

    The Girl Scouts at Rocky Ledge

    Lilian Garis

  • The Vitas Patrum was the most popular collection of saints' legends in the middle ages.

  • A limited time should be devoted to diversions with Pithamardas, Vitas, and Vidushakas, and then should be taken the midday sleep.

  • Im very sure, Nora dear, you will find something more interesting in Vitas cake box than you could dig out of that dusty hole.

  • Without waiting to consider Vitas opinion, Nora sprang from her hiding place and darted up the path into the cottage.

British Dictionary definitions for vitas


noun plural vitae (ˈviːtaɪ, ˈvaɪtiː)
  1. US and Canadian a less common term for curriculum vitae
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Word Origin

from Latin: life
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Word Origin and History for vitas



plural vitae, Latin, literally "life" (see vital).

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