A variant spelling of Catherine, based on the folk etymology that it would derive from Greek καθαρός (katharos "pure").
Katharine Sentence Examples
Probably the best modern Life is that by Jean Guiraud, in the series Les Saints (translated into English by Katharine de Mattos, 1901); the bibliography contains a useful list of the chief sources for the history of St Dominic and the order, and of the best modern works thereon.
Her chief benefactions were made to the hospital of St Katharine's by the Tower, London.
Katharine Merry, sidelined from the Spar European Cup by tight hamstrings, ran a 200m personal best, 22.76 seconds.
A second Gourmet Market takes place over the river in the attractive marina of St Katharine Docks near Tower Bridge every Friday too.