Etymology
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Hillel 
masc. proper name, from Hebrew, literally "he praised."
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bel canto 
1894, Italian, literally "fine song." See belle + chant.
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bossa nova (n.)
Brazilian style of music, 1962, from Portuguese, literally "new tendency."
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vae victis 
Latin, literally "woe to the vanquished," from Livy, "History" V.xlviii.9.
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Elihu 
masc. proper name, Hebrew, literally "he is my God."
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Tyche 
goddess of fortune, Latinized form of Greek Tykhe, literally "fortune."
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Carpathian 
1670s, in reference to the mountain range of Eastern Europe, from Thracian Greek Karpates oros, probably literally literally "Rocky Mountain;" related to Albanian karpe "rock." From 1630s in reference to the island of Carpathos in the Aegean.
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santeria (n.)
Afro-Cuban religion, 1950, from Spanish, literally "holiness, sanctity."
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Vera 
fem. proper name, from Latin, literally "true" (see very).
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auteur (n.)
1962, from French, literally "author" (see author (n.)).
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