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Word of the Day 01/26/17 Esperance

Esperance (noun)
esperance [es-per-uh ns]


noun, Obsolete.
1. hope.



Origin: 1400-50; late Middle English esperaunce < Middle French esperance < Vulgar Latin *spērantia, equivalent to Latin spērant- (stem of spērāns) hoping (present participle of spērāre, derivative of spēs hope) + -ia -ia

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