(Old Testament) wife of Isaac and mother of Jacob and Esau
, in regular use since the Reformation.
Origin: The Vulgate () form of biblical Rebekah; רבקה ( Ribh'qah; Modern: Rivkah), "enchantingly beautiful", "captivating", "snare".
Rebecca is a 1940 American psychological dramatic thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock as his first American project, and his first film produced under his contract with David O. Selznick. The film's screenplay was an adaptation by Joan Harrison and Robert E. Sherwood from Philip MacDonald's and Michael Hogan's adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's 1938 novel of the same name, and was produced by Selznick. It stars Laurence Olivier as the aristocratic widower Maxim de Winter, Joan Fontaine as his second wife, and Judith Anderson as the housekeeper, Mrs Danvers. The film is a gothic tale about the lingering memory of the title character, Maxim de Winter's dead first wife, which continues to haunt Maxim, his new bride, and Mrs Danvers. The film won two Academy Awards, including Best Picture, out of a total 11 nominations. Olivier, Fontaine and Anderson were all Oscar nominated for their respective roles. Since the introduction of awards for actors in supporting roles, this is the only film named Best Picture that won no other Academy Award for acting, directing or writing. Rebecca was the opening film at the 1st Berlin International Film Festival in 1951.
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Rank popularity for the word 'REBECCA' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4091
The numerical value of REBECCA in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of REBECCA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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There was no fraud, rebecca should be allowed to move on with her life.
(Rebecca) has called me a dozen times and said, ‘I’m so sorry. Do you still love me? Which I think is just hysterical.
Rebecca Cade sweatshirt sleeve was caught in the upper tines of the fence, and Rebecca Cade was suspended from one arm dangling on the fence.
Number two, she left her dog behind. And number three ... she is very active in her youngest sister Rebecca's life. So much so, that Rebecca would call her mommy. So, in my heart I don't think she would have left Rebecca for a very long time.
The first thing that came to my mind was why not use one of the really talented sports reporters or personalities employed by NBC Sports? As someone who’s always looked up to SNF’s Michele Tafoya, I wondered why she wouldn’t be chosen, or soccer host Rebecca Lowe.
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