Desdemona
noun Date: circa 1605 the wife of Othello in Shakespeare's Othello

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Desdemona — f English: name chosen occasionally by parents in search of an unusual name, who are no doubt attracted by the sweet nature and innocence of Shakespeare s character and not deterred by her tragic fate. She was murdered by her husband Othello in… …   First names dictionary

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  • Desdemona — [dez΄də mō′nə] n. see OTHELLO …   English World dictionary

  • Desdemona — For other uses, see Desdemona (disambiguation). Desdemona Desdemona s Death Song by Dante Gabriel Rossetti Creator William Shakespeare …   Wikipedia

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  • Desdemona — /dez deuh moh neuh/, n. (in Shakespeare s Othello) Othello s wife, murdered by her husband as a result of jealousy instilled by Iago. * * * …   Universalium

  • Desdemona — griechischer Ursprung, Bedeutung: die Unglückliche. Bekannt als Othellos Frau in Shakespeares Tragödie »Othello« (1604) …   Deutsch namen

  • DESDEMONA —    the wife of Othello the Moor, who, in Shakespeare s play of that name, kills her on a groundless insinuation of infidelity, to his bitter remorse …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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