Definition of Ramona

1. Noun. Shrubby plant with aromatic greyish-green leaves used as a cooking herb.

Exact synonyms: Common Sage, Salvia Officinalis
Terms within: Sage
Generic synonyms: Sage, Salvia



Definition of Ramona

1. Proper noun. (Spanish female given name). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ramona

1. a plant of the mint family [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ramona

rammed earth
rammel
rammelsbergite
rammelsbergites
rammer
rammers
rammier
rammies
rammiest
ramming
rammish
rammishness
rammy
ramnification
ramollescence
ramona (current term)
ramonas
ramontchi
ramoon
ramorelix
ramose
ramosely
ramosetron
ramosities
ramosity
ramous
ramp-up
ramp ceremony
ramp up

Literary usage of Ramona

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Through Ramona's Country by George Wharton James (1908)
"It cannot be too plainly stated that there is no real ramona. The book is a fiction and every character in it is fictitious. It is throughout a creature of ..."

2. Narrative of Don Juan Van Halen's Imprisonment in the Dungeons of the by Juan Van Halen (1828)
"Sketch of ramona, the female orphan adopted by ... ramona was entering her sixteenth year, when in 1814 the Holy Office was re-established, ..."

3. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"Pathetic romance is best typified by the "ramona" of Mrs. Helen Hunt Jackson—a ... COOLIDGE, SUSAN, 1900, ramona, Monterey Ed., Introduction, pp. v, vi. ..."

4. Literary News by L. Pylodet, Augusta Harriet (Garrigue) Leypoldt (1886)
"ramona." will be glad to learn that a posthumous story by her is soon to be published. ... ZEPH '' is a story of frontier life in Colorado. ramona. ..."

5. Some By-ways of California by Charles Franklin Carter (1911)
"The Home of ramona. PROBABLY no place of interest in Southern California, ... The history of ramona, as told by her creator, appeals to three classes of ..."

6. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"In Helen Hunt Jackson's novel, " ramona," the romance of this region has found immortality. What " Romola " is to A LONELY OCEAN. ..."

7. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1898)
"In Helen Hunt Jackson's novel, " ramona," the romance of this region has found immortality. What " Romola " is to A LONELY OCEAN. ..."

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