Ayana



a female given name: from an African word meaning “beautiful flower.”.
Historical Examples

But no matter what they might do he would be Klitonda, the Ayana chief, to the bitter end.
The Chief of the Ranges H. A. Cody

“The chief of the Ayana gives his daughter to the young white man,” he said.
The Chief of the Ranges H. A. Cody

Look around you, and beneath you, and above you, and tell me whether the consul has destroyed the Ayana.
The Bible in Spain George Borrow

“Let the chief of the Ayana put aside his axe,” the Chilcat responded.
The Chief of the Ranges H. A. Cody

A few weeks ago the consul said, ‘I am stronger than the Ayana, and I will extirpate him from the land.’
The Bible in Spain George Borrow

Then let the chief of the Ayana beware, for he cannot escape them.
The Chief of the Ranges H. A. Cody

In all their unscrupulous barter with the Ayana they would never trade a musket for any price no matter how tempting.
The Chief of the Ranges H. A. Cody

“The Ayana chief is surely talking wind,” the visitor responded.
The Chief of the Ranges H. A. Cody

But the fear was only temporary, for when they recognised the chief of the Ayana they gave a yell and turned upon him.
The Chief of the Ranges H. A. Cody

The Ayana Indians, chief and all must trade only with the Chilcats.
The Chief of the Ranges H. A. Cody

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