Eugénie


Eugénie

Eugénie [œ-zhey-nee] Examples noun

  1. Comtesse de Te·ba [de te-bah] /dɛ ˈtɛ bɑ/, Marie Eugénie de Montijo de Guzmán, 1826–1920, wife of Napoleon III, born in Spain: Empress of France 1853–71.

Eugenia [yoo-jee-nee-uh, -jeen-yuh] noun

  1. a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “nobility.”

Also Eu·ge·nie [yoo-jee-nee] /yuˈdʒi ni/. Examples from the Web for eugenie Contemporary Examples of eugenie

  • Guests included Alexander Gilkes, Diane von Furstenberg, and Princess Eugenie, who is now living and working in New York.

    Camilla’s Brother Died After Falling In Gramercy Park Hotel Revolving Doors

    Tom Sykes

    April 24, 2014

  • By the age of five, Eugenie was tasked with minding the pig herds, rising before dawn to keep an eye on the snuffling porkers.

    The Queen of the French Kitchen

    Katie Baker

    March 26, 2014

  • Half-orphaned, Eugenie was sent to a larger farm to learn to cook and clean.

    The Queen of the French Kitchen

    Katie Baker

    March 26, 2014

  • Earlier this month the two truly got away from it all when they went on an African safari with Eugenie and her boyfriend.

    Is Prince Harry Going to Get Engaged?

    Tom Sykes

    August 28, 2013

  • Harry met Cressida through his cousin Eugenie, and the two started dating in 2012.

    Is Prince Harry Going to Get Engaged?

    Tom Sykes

    August 28, 2013

  • Historical Examples of eugenie

  • The rumour spread that he had yielded to the entreaties of his wife Eugenie.

    The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete

    Emile Zola

  • And were those—and were those—were those wrinkles, upon the visage of Eugenie Lalande?

    The Works of Edgar Allan Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe

  • And he did Miss Eugenie the honor to eat one of her praleens.

    The Crisis, Complete

    Winston Churchill

  • “Virginia will never speak to him again,” said Eugenie, in an awed voice.

    The Crisis, Complete

    Winston Churchill

  • And Eugenie gives a cry and points to the rear where Maurice is riding.

    The Crisis, Complete

    Winston Churchill

  • British Dictionary definitions for eugenie Eugénie noun

    1. original name Eugénia Maria de Montijo de Guzman, Comtesse de Téba. 1826–1920, Empress of France (1853–71) as wife of Napoleon III

    Word Origin and History for eugenie Eugenia

    fem. proper name, from Latin, from Greek Eugenia, literally “nobility of birth,” fem. of Eugenius (see Eugene).

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