How to use Serena in a sentence
The city has a good well-sheltered harbour, reputed the best in northern Chile, and is the port of La Serena, the provincial capital, 9 m.
Stilicho and Serena were named guardians of the youthful Honorius when the latter was created joint emperor in 394 with special jurisdiction over Italy, Gaul, Britain, Spain and Africa, and Stilicho was even more closely allied to the imperial family in the following year by betrothing his daughter Maria to his ward and by receiving the dying injunctions of Theodosius to care for his children.
It is the chief town of an undulating plain, La Serena, locally celebrated for red wine and melons.
His work is an attack on Toland's Letters to Serena (1704), which argued that motion is essential to matter, and on Locke and Berkeley.
Pietra serena or macigno, a stone of a firm texture also used for building purposes, is quarried at Monte Ceceri below Fiesole.Advertisement
The capital is La Serena, and the principal cities are Coquimbo, Ovalle (pop. 5565), and Illapel (3170).
The main line of the Madrid-Lisbon railway passes through Villanueva de la Serena, Merida and Badajoz; at Merida it is joined by the railways going north to Caceres and south to Zafra, where the lines from Huelva and Seville unite.
After Badajoz, the capital (pop. (1900) 30,899), the principal towns are Almendralejo (12,587), Azuaga (14,192), Don Benito (16,565), Jerez de los Caballeros (10,271), Merida (11,168) and Villanueva de la Serena (13,489); these, and also the historically interesting village of Albuera, are described in separate articles.
The judicial power consists of a Supreme Court of Justice of seven members located in the national capital, which exercises supervisory and disciplinary authority over all the law courts of the republic; six courts of appeal, in Tacna, Serena, Valparaiso, Santiago, Talca and Concepcion; tribunals of first instance in the department capitals; and minor courts, or justices of the peace, in the subdelegacies and districts.
The normal schools for males are located at Santiago, Chinn and Valdivia; and for females at La Serena, Santiago and Concepcion.Advertisement
The mining schools at Copiap6, La Serena and Santiago had an aggregate attendance of 180 students in 1903, and the commercial schools at Iquique and Santiago an attendance of 214.
The ecclesiastical organization includes one archbishop, who resides at Santiago, three bishops residing at La Serena, Concepcion and Ancud, and two vicars residing in Antofagasta and Tarapaca.
Valdivia founded Santiago, the present capital of Chile, in February 1541, and proceeded to build the towns of La Serena, Concepcion, Villarica, Imperial, Valdivia and Angol, in order to secure his hold on the country.
At the end of the 17th century Santiago was a town of poor one-storeyed houses and had only 8000 inhabitants; the other towns, Valparaiso, Concepcion, La Serena, were only large villages.
Serena gets an early break despite essaying - for the first time in her career I reckon - a double-handed forehand.Advertisement
Somehow, Daniel didn't feel quite as sanguine about the matter as Serena apparently did.
The next year he visited Hanover and Berlin, and was again graciously received by the electress and her daughter Sophia Charlotte, queen of Prussia, the "Serena" of the Letters published on his return to England (1704).
Somehow, Daniel did n't feel quite as sanguine about the matter as Serena apparently did.
Future sex symbol Serena Grande gets the film 's standout scene, with Eastman tearing her unborn baby from the womb.
Dr. Serena Wadhwa is an expert in stress, burnout, and compassion fatigue management.Advertisement
LoveToKnow Stress Management would like to thank Dr. Serena Wadhwa for taking the time to give her expert advice in this teaching stress management interview.
Sisters Serena and Venus Williams are phenoms that took the tennis world by storm with their high-powered game and strong fashion statements.
Serena Williams swimsuits photos show the famous tennis star at her physical best and for her fans, there are plenty of images available to view.
Along with her sister, tennis star Venus Williams, Serena has brought excitement, stylish flair and a new fashion vibe to the tennis courts.
Serena Williams is clearly a confident woman who is comfortable in her body, and this is a must for pulling off many swimsuit looks.Advertisement
In the article, Serena notes that no matter how little she eats, she'll never be a size two.
In the 2003 and 2004 issues of this celebrated magazine, the Serena Williams swimsuits were just as sexy as anything Elle MacPherson has ever worn.
The 2004 40th Anniversary Swimsuit Edition saw Serena Williams posed seductively in a pool wearing a gold halter top bikini from designer Norma Kamali.
In the 2004 edition, Serena Williams is featured in a black swimsuit by Keiko.
Serena shows off a body that years of tennis playing have rewarded her with.Advertisement
Serena also graced the 2004 edition in a black, strapless swimsuit by Cyn & Luca.
Like all Sports Illustrated swimsuit editions, the photographs of Serena in her designer swim wear are tasteful and inviting, prompting male viewers' admiration and making women ask "Where can I get that bathing suit?"
Because new styles are constantly coming out, you may not be able to get the exact same designs Serena modeled, but white bikinis and halter top swimsuits will be easy to find when bathing suits start hitting the stores again.
Serena Williams is rarely content with the traditional all-white tennis ensemble.
Serena loves fashion and pursues an interest in the industry with her sister, Venus.Advertisement
Serena admits that she has always been keenly interested in fashion and when not playing tennis, indulges her inner designer by styling clothes.
In 2004, she launched her own clothing line named ANARES, which is Serena spelled backwards.
While ANARES currently offers runway style fashions, it will soon launch a lingerie line and with any luck, Serena William's swimsuits will be added to this collection.
Take a look at star athlete Serena Williams in white swimsuits worn for a Sports Illustrated magazine's 2003 swimsuit edition photo shoot.
The suits range from sexy to retro to sporty, as does Serena Williams herself.Advertisement
Although she is pursuing other interests, such as designing a line of clothing, Serena Williams is very serious about her status as one of the top-ranked female tennis players in the world.
Her figure shows what it means to nurture and work the self - without having an ounce of fat on her, Serena Williams eats to maintain her power and has the medals to prove it.
Serena Williams in a white swimsuit, seductive poses and all, is no accident.
Since Serena Williams is very interested in and serious about style, it's also no surprise that she would not confine herself to just one swimsuit for her Sports Illustrated appearance.
It is so flattering, one wishes the stylist had recalled another Williams - Esther - and piled Serena's hair on her head, adding a white flower.Advertisement
The other two suits are one-pieces, which Serena Williams proves can be sexy without being minimalist.
It is a one-shoulder suit with a tie strap and a beige stripe that goes diagonally across the torso, adding a slimming effect that Serena Williams does not need but that still looks great.
Although the photographs of Serena Williams in the white swimsuits are timeless, the suits themselves are not.
You can also try Pandora's Choice, a UK site that offers a really accurate reproduction 1940s swimsuit, with added tummy control if you're not as toned as Serena Williams.
Many famous faces (and bodies) have graced the pages of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition over the years, including Tyra Banks, Kathy Ireland, Christie Brinkley, Heidi Klum and tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams.Advertisement
In 2003, and again in 2004, tennis powerhouse Serena Williams posed for the SI swimsuit issue, showing off that famous physique in a totally different light.
Sporting a stark white Anne Klein string bikini in one of the shots, Serena let the world see a glimpse of her feminine side.
Serena's Guide to Divination is a website actually based on the astrologer of the same name.
Although the website, Serena's Guide to Divination, is quite popular, relatively little is actually known about the astrologer herself.
Serena created her website in order to share these various ideas on mystical practices.
As with all internet websites, Serena's website contains its fair share of strengths and weaknesses.
Perhaps the best feature of the site is the ability to contact Serena herself.
In this way, anyone who has a question or comment for Serena can simply send an email.
So, what's the bottom line on Serena's Guide to Divination?
The Serena is a brown leather closed-toe shoes with Velcro closure.
The freshman season began with former queen bee Serena van der Woodsen returning from an unexplained year long absence at boarding school.
The gossip spreads like fire igniting a confrontation between former best friends Serena and Blair.
The season would explore the reason for Serena's absence as well as her social reintegration with her peers and burgeoning romance with blue collar Dan Humphrey.
Rory Gilmore joined fellow teen stars America Ferrera (Betty, Ugly Betty), Amber Tamblyn (ex-Emily, GH) and Blake Lively (Serena, Gossip Girl) for The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2.
Rumors began circulating in July of 2009 that the show may be bringing Serena Baldwin back.
Blair continues working on her Yale admission, so Serena takes the opportunity to volunteer her friend to hang out with the daughter of a Yale donor, to score some points.
Blair and Serena find Emma in a club flirting with another guy, but she runs off before they have a chance to talk to her.
Aaron visits Serena and tries to convince her she's the only one for him.
The new series did not feature a Serena, Boxey, Jolly or Sheba.
His mission was very successful, and soon after his return he was made count of the domestics and received in marriage Serena, the emperor's niece and adopted daughter.