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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ter*rene"
A tureen.
adjective Ter*rene"
  1. Of or pertaining to the earth; earthy; as, terrene substance.
  2. Earthy; terrestrial."God set before him a mortal and immortal life, a nature celestial and terrene." [Sir W. Raleigh.]"Be true and faithful to the king and his heirs, and truth and faith to bear of life and limb, and terrene honor." [O. Eng. Oath of Allegiance, quoted by Blackstone.]"Common conceptions of the matters which lie at the basis of our terrene experience." [Hickok.]

Etymology: L. terrenus, fr. terra the earth. See Terrace

noun Ter*rene"
  1. The earth's surface; the earth.(Poetic)"Tenfold the length of this terrene." [Milton.]
  2. [Surv] The surface of the ground.

Etymology: L. terrenum land, ground: cf. F. terrain

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Belonging to this earth or world; not ideal or heavenly ("so terrene a being as himself")
  2. Of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman terriene, feminine of terrien, from Latin terrēnus, from terra (“earth”).

  1. (poetic) The Earth's surface; the earth; the ground.

    terrene was also found in the following language(s): Italian and Latin

    Fun Facts about the name Terrene

    • When was the first name Terrene first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Terrene is Friday, November 1st, 1940.
    • How unique is the name Terrene? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Terrene. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Terrene: Your name in reverse order is Enerret. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rteeern. How do you pronounce that?

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    Past life for Terrene born Aug 4, 1958

    I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Arctic approximately on 1500. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

    You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.