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Roxane

  1. A female given name from French Roxane [in turn from Ancient Greek Ῥωξᾱ́νη (Rhōxā́nē), in turn from Old Persian].
    • 1897 Edmond Rostand: Cyrano de Bergerac (1923 translation by Brian Hooker):
      Your name is like a golden bell
      Hung in my heart; and when I think of you,
      I tremble, and the bell swings and rings - "Roxane!"
      "Roxane!"...along my veins, "Roxane!"

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Roxane f

  1. Roxana (the wife of Alexander the Great)
  2. a female given name, equivalent to English Roxana

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  • Dutch: Roxane
  • English: Roxane
  • German: Roxane