Evangeline 1[ih-van-juh-leen, -lahyn, -lin] Examples noun
- 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
- 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.
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Historical Examples of evangeline
Says I, ‘Hold on there, Evangeline, what are you going to do with them?’
Albert Bigelow Paine
The touching story of Evangeline recurred to me with terrible vividness.
Jerome K. Jerome
Longfellow’s poem, “Evangeline,” is based on the touching story of Acadia.
The publication, in 1847, of “Evangeline” raised him to the zenith of his reputation.
Burton E. Stevenson
Lady Evangeline (to Lady Violet, as they walk across the stage).
Word Origin and History for evangeline Evangeline
fem. proper name, from French Évangeline, ultimately from Greek evangelion “good news” (see).