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Despina Olympiou also known as Dena Olympiou, is a Greek Cypriot singer, famous in her homeland as well as in Greece. She represented Cyprus in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 in Malmö, Sweden.
lilolaf  2/8/2017
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Despina is also the Russian form of Despoina.

In Russian, Despina is written as: Деспина.
Lucille  6/9/2013
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This name is common in Greek. I don't like this name because of the P sound. If you were to shorten it to Desi then it would be fine. The meaning comes from the Greek Orthodox religion and also means Miss in modern Greek.
― Anonymous User  12/4/2008
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The name of Greek singer Despina Vandi, best known outside of Greece for her song "Gia."
petiteingenue  9/1/2007
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Pronounced thes-pina.
SOYSUZA  6/29/2007
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The name begins with the sound of a voiced th (as in then), not a voiceless one (as in thin).
Kosta  10/2/2009
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The name means "lady" or "dame". Another name for the Virgin Mary in Greek Orthodox church.
SOYSUZA  6/29/2007
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Despina is also Minerva's daughter in Inkspell.
Sori  1/4/2006
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This is the name of a small moon of Neptune, discovered in 1989.
wiswina  5/28/2005
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Accented on the first syllable (unlike the maid in Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte).
Kosta  2/2/2005

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