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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.DAWR-ə-thee
, DAWR-thee

Meaning & History

Usual English form of DOROTHEA. It has been in use since the 16th century. The author L. Frank Baum used it for the central character in his fantasy novel 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' (1900).

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Depiction of Dorothy from the Wizard of OzDepiction of Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz