Last modified on 15 June 2014, at 21:30

Regina

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin regina (queen). The given name originally referred to the Virgin Mary as the Queen of Heaven. The Canadian city was named for Queen Victoria.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɹɪˈdʒaɪnə/, /ɹɨˈdʒijnə/
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Proper nounEdit

Regina

  1. (formal, usually italicized) The reigning queen.
  2. The provincial capital of Saskatchewan (Canada) with a metropolitan population of about 200,000.
  3. A female given name.
    • 1996 Martha Grimes, Hotel Paradise, Headline, ISBN 0-7472-1538-3, page 5:
      Of course, her name isn't really 'Ree-Jane'; it's Regina Jane Davidow. I have always thought the name itself rather wonderful and am only sorry it belongs to her.

Coordinate termsEdit

  • (present queen): Rex

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CzechEdit

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Proper nounEdit

Regina f

  1. A female given name, cognate to Regina.

DanishEdit

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Proper nounEdit

Regina

  1. A female given name of Latin origin.

EstonianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Regina

  1. A female given name of Latin origin.

GermanEdit

Proper nounEdit

Regina ? (genitive Reginas)

  1. A female given name of Latin origin.

SwedishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Regina

  1. A female given name of Latin origin.