Ursula


Ursula

Ursula [ur-suh-luh, urs-yoo-] Examples noun

  1. Saint, a legendary British princess who, with 11,000 virgins, is said to have been martyred by the Huns at Cologne.
  2. a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “bear.”

Examples from the Web for ursula Contemporary Examples of ursula

  • Sayed Jalees and Ursula Frei embraced their daughter, and made sure the rest of the family knew it.

    How A Muslim Dad Reacted To His Daughter Coming Out

    Moral Courage

    November 21, 2014

  • Her mother Ursula is from Switzerland, and her father Sayed is from Pakistan.

    How A Muslim Dad Reacted To His Daughter Coming Out

    Moral Courage

    November 21, 2014

  • But Ursula is phoenix-like, dying and rising up again and again.

    Life After Life

    Malcolm Jones

    April 7, 2013

  • My first reaction upon finishing it was to imitate the unsinkable Ursula and begin all over again.

    Life After Life

    Malcolm Jones

    April 7, 2013

  • From the outset, nothing comes easy for Ursula, who lives and dies at least six times in the first 100 pages alone.

    Life After Life

    Malcolm Jones

    April 7, 2013

  • Historical Examples of ursula

  • Ursula could not speak, but wept her joy and happiness on his bosom.

    Graham’s Magazine, Vol. XXXII No. 4, April 1848

    Various

  • Mrs. Falbe diverted her attention from “Lady Ursula” for a moment.

    Michael

    E. F. Benson

  • Ursula and Hero make Beatrice believe that Benedick is dying of love for her.

    William Shakespeare

    John Masefield

  • The simple Ursula could not disapprove the choice of Adrian and Amaranthé.

    The Flower Basket

    Unknown

  • Ursula could do nothing but bewail their sad destiny; she was weak and helpless.

    The Flower Basket

    Unknown

  • British Dictionary definitions for ursula Ursula noun

    1. Saint. a legendary British princess of the fourth or fifth century ad, said to have been martyred together with 11 000 virgins by the Huns at Cologne. Feast day: Oct 21

    Word Origin and History for ursula Ursula

    fem. proper name, from Latin Ursula, diminutive of ursa “she-bear” (see ursine).

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