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Meaning & History
The name of a princess in medieval Spanish legends of the knight Amadis (de Gaula). Perhaps it is a variant of Olinta (which is said to mean "wild fig-tree" from Greek ὀλύνθη (olynthê)), using the popular name suffix inda; see also OLINDO. A known bearer was Argentine actress Olinda Bozán (1894-1977).Olinda is also the name of a Brazilian city.