Angelique



a South American tree, Dicorynia paraensis, of the legume family.
the hard, reddish-brown wood of this tree, used in shipbuilding.
a female given name.
Contemporary Examples

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At the Global awards ceremony, musical artists set the crowd on fire, especially Benin singer angelique Kidjo.
Bill Clinton, Loretta Claiborne: Best Moments From 2012 Clinton Global Initiative (Video) Nina Strochlic September 24, 2012

Historical Examples

When the great church clock struck twelve, angelique left her seat.
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angelique recollected the night she had passed there under the protection of these saints.
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At seven o’clock in the morning angelique was at her work as usual.
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For five years angelique lived and grew there, as if in a cloister, far away from the world.
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angelique did all she could for them, giving them food and even clothes.
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Hubertine had taken upon herself the charge of the education of angelique.
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angelique loved in despair, fought against this hopeless affection, which she could not destroy.
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He explained the necessity of it to angelique, by speaking of the guardianship.
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