Matrona

Matrona

 

(1) In ancient Rome a freeborn, legally married woman. In the broad sense of the word, the mother of a family, a respectable woman.

(2) In the plural, matronae or matres, female deities in ancient Rome and the provinces (particularly Gaul, Germany, and Britain), considered the protectresses of a given locality or tribal commune.

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It's I," said a firm, pleasant, woman's voice, and the stern, pockmarked face of Matrona Philimonovna, the nurse, was thrust in at the doorway.
The former provides the theme of confusion of identity between twins (Menaechmus and Sosicles) plus some of the stock characters such as the comic courtesan, while the latter provides the creation of two pairs of identical appearance (Jupiter / Amphitruo and Mercury / Sosia), as well as the farcical situation of a matrona barring her husband from their house while she mistakenly dines with a look-alike.
Contractor name : SOC MEDICA Y MATRONA CARRASCO Y OTAROLA LIMITADA
They cannot tell if someone's ancestor was a biblical convert such as Ruth or Jethro; one of the mixed multitude that went forth from Egypt; an offspring of one of Solomon's foreign wives; a convened Idumean from the Hasmonean era; or a matrona who embraced Judaism during Hellenistic times.
2] Enfermera Matrona, Profesor Titular Escuela de Enfermeria Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile Presidenta de la Sociedad Latinoamericana de Enfermeria Nefrologica (SLAEN)
1 matrona quaedam Ephesi: Die Lokalisierung der Handlung in einer realen Stadt (vgl.
Gli altri due ritratti, invece, nei due lati paralleli alla camminata, delimitano a loro volta lo spazio, rappresentando implicitamente le altre due pareti (<<Di qua una matrona [.
Make an instant feature with echinops, partnered with Perovskia atriplicifolia and Sedum matrona.
poi la floscia s'affacciava e nun v'era crema ne pozione se senteva na stella quanno s'annava nun v'era cunsiglio de bona matrona en passarella co l'abito piumato non v'era moto de anca de spina se votava se piegava la mantella de lunge s'arapeva la tessuta
Uma matrona espartana, de coracao de ferro, criando filhos guerreiros para a nacao (COETZEE, 1992, p.
matrona in 1Cu:cu-a and probably 1Rs:r-m ratios in the hindwing; also differs from R.