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Lavinia

noun La·vin·ia \lə-ˈvi-nē-ə\

Definition of LAVINIA

:  a daughter of King Latinus in Virgil's Aeneid who is betrothed to Turnus but marries Aeneas

Origin of LAVINIA

Latin
First Known Use: 1513

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