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GenderFeminine
UsageSwedish
PronouncedPron.RON-yah
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Meaning & History

Invented by Swedish children's author Astrid Lindgren, who based it on the middle portion of Juronjaure, the name of a lake in Sweden. Lindgren used it in her book 'Ronia the Robber's Daughter' (Ronia is the English translation).

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Entry updated September 1, 2013   Contribute