Nova

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nova (new), in the noun shorthand for Nova Scotia.

Proper noun[edit]

Nova

  1. A female given name.
    • 1935 Berta Ruck, A Story-Teller Tells the Truth, Hutchinson, page 266:
      Did you notice the dog which in the winter sports scenes is clasped in the arms of the child-star, Nova Pilbeam?
    • 1951 The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Mercury Press, page 71:
      He murmurs to himself, "Her body is twenty-two, but she is in the infancy of a second life. I will call her Nova, the New One."

Noun[edit]

Nova (uncountable)

  1. (uncountable) Smoked Nova Scotia salmon.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nova (new) in the 20th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Nova

  1. A female given name of modern usage.