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Lena \Le"na\ (l[=e]"n[.a]), n. [L.] A procuress.
--J. Webster.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

fem. proper name, originally a shortened form of Helena or Magdalena.

Lena, WI -- U.S. village in Wisconsin
Population (2000): 510
Housing Units (2000): 221
Land area (2000): 0.884187 sq. miles (2.290033 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.003459 sq. miles (0.008959 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.887646 sq. miles (2.298992 sq. km)
FIPS code: 43325
Located within: Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55
Location: 44.950453 N, 88.051066 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Lena, WI
Lena, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois
Population (2000): 2887
Housing Units (2000): 1257
Land area (2000): 2.138547 sq. miles (5.538812 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 2.138547 sq. miles (5.538812 sq. km)
FIPS code: 42834
Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
Location: 42.378595 N, 89.826308 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 61048
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Lena, IL
Lena, MS -- U.S. town in Mississippi
Population (2000): 167
Housing Units (2000): 96
Land area (2000): 1.681051 sq. miles (4.353902 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.681051 sq. miles (4.353902 sq. km)
FIPS code: 40360
Located within: Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28
Location: 32.589445 N, 89.594788 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 39094
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Lena, MS

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Lena (name)

Lena is a female given name. The name has evolved in different languages as a variation of several earlier names. In some derivations, Lena comes from the endings of Alina and Helena. Lena is also a diminutive or short form for names that end with -line, such as Caroline, Adeline, and Madeline. Leana is seen in Hindi and Swedish. The Scandinavian version for the name Helen is Lena; here, it means "torch", metaphorically representing something that shows light and leads the path.

Lena is also used in Italian surnames such as Della Lena. Lena is a short form of Elena in Romanian and Russian. In Hebrew, it means "Woman of Magdala", "Leana" in Hindi means "Sunlight", in Arabic it means "tender" or "devoted", and in Greek it means "sunlight" or "moonlight".

Lena was the 1st most popular name for girls born in Poland in 2013.

Lena (actress)

Lena Kumar, or Lena Abhilash, known professionally as Lena, is an Indian film actress. She debuted in Jayaraj's Sneham which was followed by Karunam, Oru Cheru Punchiri, Varna Kazhchakal.

Her breakthrough came through the critically acclaimed Traffic (2011) after which she acted in films such in Snehaveedu, Ee Adutha Kaalathu, and Spirit. Lena is a post-graduate in clinical psychology, and has worked as a clinical psychologist in Mumbai, before she quit her job to enter full-time acting.

Lena (Amtrak station)

The Lena Amtrak station is a proposed train station located in Lena, Illinois, and will serve a new Chicago- Rockford- Dubuque Amtrak route that is expected to begin operation in late 2014 or early 2015. Lena would be a flag stop; the only one on the route. However, with the new proposal for Amtrak service to terminate in Rockford following the inability of the state of Illinois to reach a deal with the Canadian National Railway for use of their tracks, the Lena station project is on hold until a deal can be reached with the CN.

Lena (TV Show)

In 1980 Lena Zavaroni return to the BBC in her own TV show which was now called Lena it followed the same format as her 1979 show Lena Zavaroni and Music in which there was Music, comedy and variety from Lena Zavaroni and her guests.

Usage examples of "lena".

Called Yakutsk, it was near the left bank of the Lena River and had been home to over one hundred thousand people.

On the way home Qwilleran thought about Lena Inchpot and George Breze.

Pippi De Lena has a heart, Cross has a chickenshit heart, my mother has a broken heart.

Lena slid a bowl of oatmeal topped with apple sauce in front of her.

Lena made an eye tunnel in the sheet and looked out at Tucker Case, who was getting out of bed, totally unself-conscious, totally naked, his unit leading him into the bathroom, waving before him like a divining rod.

Did Euphonia lend it to him on the strength of her affection for Lena?

It's my contention that Euphonia paid a farm family to take Lethe and change her name to Lena Foote.

Emily and Lena turned to face the painted fire curtain, a minor masterpiece of restoration carried out by Dazz in accordance with Wurlitzer's explicitly detailed instructions: a Nile scene, as before, but richer in detail, more robust in execution, its vivid colors vibrant and shimmering in the refracted light.

Unseen and incomprehending, Lena arose and moved toward Covenant, one hand stretched out as if to soothe the violence knotted in his back.

She grinned at Sara, noticing that her bodyguard didn’t hear what she’d said because he was too busy lusting after Lena.

Living alone in his tiny rented flat, he seems lost between two lives, the old one with my mother as a family man and the new one with Lena as a born-again mister lover-lover.

When Mirelle wasn't lending Lena Overby a hand with cooking or cleaning, she sketched every aspect of the valley ranch and all its inhabitants, fowl, equine, bovine, canine and human.

Her best friend, Lena Guthrie, one of the only three people to whom she had shown the paper that had been pinned to the blanket, the other two being the doctor and the lawyer, thought the baby looked like Dick, but she, Lucy, was reserving her opinion.

For example, Faulkner's description of the tiny hamlet of Doane's Mill sheds light on Lena Grove, especially when you realize that Doane's Mill was the biggest town this simple country girl had seen before she began her journey to Jefferson.

He was alone in the loading shed, making his steady and interminable journeys between the shed and the car, with a piece of folded tow sack upon his shoulder for a pad and bearing upon the pad stacked burdens of staves which another would have said he cold not raise nor carry, when Lena Grove walked into the door behind him, her face already shaped with serene anticipatory smiling, her mouth already shaped upon a name.