Barbara meaning

bärbə-rə, -brə
A feminine name: dim. Babs, Barb, Barbie; var. Barbra, Babette.
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A syllogism in which all three propositions are of the form "All X are Y" or "X is a Y".
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A female given name.
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Greek Christian whose legendary life and martyrdom formed the basis for many later works of religious art. Her feast, December 4, was dropped from the Catholic liturgical calendar in 1969.
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Origin of barbara

  • Name of a legendary saint, Latin Barbara, feminine form of barbarus, from Ancient Greek βάρβαρος (barbaros, “strange, foreign”). Compare Sanskrit बर्बर (barbara, “barbarian”).

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  • An arbitrarily chosen word with three A's in it representing universal affirmatives.

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