Evangeline 1[ih-van-juh-leen, -lahyn, -lin] Examples noun

  1. a female given name, invented by H.W. Longfellow.

Also E·van·ge·li·na [ih-van-juh-lee-nuh] /ɪˌvæn dʒəˈli nə/. Evangeline 2[ih-van-juh-lin] noun

  1. a narrative poem (1847) by Longfellow.

Examples from the Web for evangeline Contemporary Examples of evangeline

  • Whatever comfort Evangeline may have given Ford, it could not compensate for the death of his greatest creation.

    The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Henry Ford

    Richard Snow

    May 14, 2013

  • Historical Examples of evangeline

  • Says I, ‘Hold on there, Evangeline, what are you going to do with them?’

    Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete

    Albert Bigelow Paine

  • The touching story of Evangeline recurred to me with terrible vividness.

    Diary of a Pilgrimage

    Jerome K. Jerome

  • Longfellow’s poem, “Evangeline,” is based on the touching story of Acadia.

    The Land We Live In

    Henry Mann

  • The publication, in 1847, of “Evangeline” raised him to the zenith of his reputation.

    American Men of Mind

    Burton E. Stevenson

  • Lady Evangeline (to Lady Violet, as they walk across the stage).

    Punch, or the London Charivari, June 10, 1914


  • Word Origin and History for evangeline Evangeline

    fem. proper name, from French Évangeline, ultimately from Greek evangelion “good news” (see evangelism).

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