from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Dana, Richard Henry 1815-1882. American lawyer and writer best known for his Two Years Before the Mast (1840), an account of his voyage from Boston to California around Cape Horn.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An American surname of uncertain origin.
  • proper n. A male given name derived from the surname.
  • proper n. A female given name usually interpreted as a form of Daniel, taken to use in the twentieth century; possibly borrowed from eastern Europe.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. Celtic goddess who was the mother of the Tuatha De Danann; identified with the Welsh Don


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