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  • proper n. The former name - until the middle of the nineteenth century - of the Cornish village of Tintagel.
  • proper n. A habitational surname of Cornish origin.


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  • There was a time when Trevena, with Bossiney and Trevalga, formed a borough, and sent members to Parliament, of whom Francis Drake was one.

    The Cornwall Coast

  • The village, whose correct name of Trevena is being displaced by that of Tintagel, lies about a mile inland; it is clean and comfortable, but not remarkably picturesque except for the old gabled building that was once its post-office.

    The Cornwall Coast

  • But instead of going up to our own hotel, we walked into the quaint village (whose real name is Trevena, though nobody calls it that) and had something to eat at a hotel where Sir Lionel used to stop occasionally when he was a boy.

    Set in Silver

  • Trevena_, resumes his life without any consciousness of the past, having forgotten even his own name.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, February 18, 1914

  • Nothing in its way could be better than the description of the lonely _Trevena_ family, of their vigil during the terrible storm, of the shipwreck and the sudden arrival of the two strangers, father and son, who are its only survivors.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, February 18, 1914

  • Claire Trevena, NDP critic for children and family development, said the police statement leaves many questions unanswered - among them why officers went into a group home, how things escalated or why the child was in care.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Claire Trevena, the New Democratic Party critic for children and families, welcomed the new policy but agreed with Ms. Ross that more support is needed for those families in the program.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • "We are delighted with the progress that Trevena has made, and their ability to translate the founding research into a growing pipeline of differentiated drugs," said Terrance G. McGuire, co-founder and managing general partner of Polaris in Waltham, Mass.

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