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[joh-zuh-feen, -suh-] /ˈdʒoʊ zəˌfin, -sə-/

Empress (Marie Joséphine Rose Tascher de la Pagerie) .
a female given name: derived from Joseph.
Empress, previous name Joséphine de Beauharnais; real name Marie Joséphine Tascher de la Pagerie. 1763–1814, empress of France as wife of Napoleon Bonaparte (1796–1809)

fem. proper name, from French Jósephine, fem. of Joseph. Another feminized form of it is Josepha.


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