Definition of Donnas
1. donna [n] - See also: donna
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Donnas
Literary usage of Donnas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"The difference between donnas and bonas is thus stated in a music- hall ballad:— Girls are in vulgar called donnas, Some are called Miss and some Mrs. ..."
2. Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday by Henry Charles Lahee (1898)
"PRIMA donnas OF THE SEVENTIES. THE decade beginning with the year was remarkably prolific in singers, producing not only the prima donnas whose careers we ..."
3. Transatlantic Sketches, Comprising Visits to the Most Interesting Scenes in by James Edward Alexander (1833)
"Fair donnas.—Botanical Garden.— Cigar making.— A Havannah Tavern.— Spanish Cookery— Battle at a Boarding-house.— Nic, the Tavern-keeper and Undertaker—A ..."
4. Success in Music and how it is Won by Henry Theophilus Finck, Ignace Jan Paderewski (1909)
"IV ITALIAN PRIMA donnas ADELINA PATTI THERE have been a few favored singers to whom the exercise of their art came as naturally as swimming does to a fish, ..."
5. Who's it in America: Being a Sort O'biography of Certain Prominent Persons by Charles Eustace Merriman (1906)
"... donnas, and invented an arrangement for the lighting of the Metropolitan by means of Mrs. Astor's stomacher. Imported " Parsifal," a celebrated German ..."