Portia

noun
Por·​tia | \ ˈpȯr-shə How to pronounce Portia (audio) \

Definition of Portia

: the heroine in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice

First Known Use of Portia

1596, in the meaning defined above

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“Portia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Portia. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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