Greek, place name

Palmyra Origin and Meaning

The name Palmyra is a girl's name .

An ancient city in modern-day Syria, which occasionally makes the roster of girl names. Its etymology is uncertain — locally it is called Tadmor, and Palmyra is the Greek version — but it has traditionally been associated with palm trees.

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Palmyra in Pop Culture

  • Palmyradaughter to Polydamus in John Dryden's comic play "Marriage à la Mode"(1673)
  • Palmyreformer slave in "The Grandissimes: A Story of Creole Life" (1880) by George Washington Cable
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