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a four-dollar pattern coin of the U.S. having a metal content based on the metric system, issued 1879–80: designed to be used as an international coin.
Frank (Phillip) born 1936, U.S. painter.
Joseph, 1887–1946, U.S. painter, born in Italy.
a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “star.”.

stella stel·la (stěl’ə)
n. pl. stel·lae (stěl’ē)
A star or star-shaped figure.


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