Christina
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /kɹɪsˈtiːnə/
Proper noun
  1. A female given name.
    • 1811 Mary Mitford: Christina, the Maid of the South Seas. A.J.Valpy, London 1811. page 26:
      For never yet that maiden's woes
      To check our social pleasure rose,
      Her joy she shares, her grief's her own,
      CHRISTINA CHRISTIAN weeps alone.
    • 1900 Elisabeth Luther Cary: ''The Rossettis:Dante Gabriel and Christina. Putnam's Sons 1900. page 230:
      Her name "Christina" was derived from one of the Bonaparte family, Lady Dudley Stuart
    • 2006 Richard Paul Evans: Finding Noel: A Novel. Simon&Schuster 2006. ISBN 0743287037 page 168:
      She was born on Christmas Day. I wanted to name her Holly. But with the last name of Wood, your mama wouldn't go for that. So we named her Christina.
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