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inamorata

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noun in·amo·ra·ta \i-ˌna-mə-ˈrä-tə\

Simple Definition of inamorata

  • : the woman that a man loves

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of inamorata

  1. :  a woman with whom one is in love or has intimate relations

Examples of inamorata in a sentence

  1. a story about a powerful politician and his inamorata

  2. <a number of women have been suggested as the inamorata who inspired such passionate love poetry>



Origin and Etymology of inamorata

Italian innamorata, from feminine of innamorato, past participle of innamorare to inspire with love, from in- (from Latin) + amore love, from Latin amor — more at amorous


First Known Use: 1651


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