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  1. Tessanoun

    A female given name from Ancient Greek, variant of Teresa.

    This, ladie-e-e-s and gentleme-e-n, is Tessa Kosta. Her name sounds like the title of an old-fashioned Italian Opera and she looks like her grandmother, on her father's side.


  1. Tessa

    In the UK, the tax-exempt special savings account (TESSA) was one of a number of tax-free savings accounts. The TESSA was announced by John Major in his only budget as Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1990 (the "budget for savings") and at first had a five-year lifespan. The TESSA was intended to be a low-risk complement to the personal equity plan (PEP) which would be attractive to a wider range of savers. The accounts were replaced by Individual Savings Accounts in 1999.


  1. Tessa

    Tessa was a novel published by Margit Sandemo in 1997, though it was completed by 1970. She had originally planned to publish it as a serial in a Norwegian weekly magazine, but the editors of magazine abandoned it. The novel went missing for the next 25 years, until Sandemo found a copy in a cupboard in 1995.

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  1. TESSA

    in latin meaning essence

    Submitted by anonymous on May 12, 2019  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tessa in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tessa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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  1. Sian Leah Beilock:

    Tessa was just beginning her journey at Barnard and in life. We mourn this devastating murder of an extraordinary young woman and member of our community.

  2. Matthew Bogdanos:

    Tessa Majors finally breaks away. Tessa Majors starts walking up the stairs. Tessa Majors's already been stabbed at least once in the heart. All the bleeding is internal. With each breath, according to the medical examiner, Tessa Majors is closer to death.

  3. Regina Rodriguez:

    . Shortly before the couple were buried, the gunman’s first wife spoke publicly for the first time since the massacre. Tessa Brennaman said Tessa Brennaman lived in constant fear of Kelley, a former airman, and said he had once placed a handgun against Tessa Brennaman head and threatened to kill Tessa Brennaman. He just had a lot of demons or hatred inside of him, Brennaman, 25, told CBS’s Inside Edition. In 2012, while stationed at an Air Force base in New Mexico, Kelley received a court-martial conviction for physically abusing Brennaman and fracturing his infant stepson’s skull. At the Grace Bible Church in La Vernia where the Richard Rodriguez funeral service was held, about 500 people gathered to hear tributes to the couple, who were married in 2006. Rodriguez’s first wife died 15 years ago. Richard Rodriguez only child, daughter Regina Rodriguez, 33, said it was a small comfort that Regina Rodriguez father and Therese died together, deeply in love and inside their place of worship. What a perfect way to leave this world, not one of them going through mourning and burying each other, because I know that my dad could n’t do it again.

  4. Lena Dunham:

    For highly personal reasons, I’ve been unable to join previous efforts but being asked to be a part of this celebratory moment was truly beautiful. I’ve worked with Tessa and respect her artistry and admire her consistent candor.

  5. Paul Young:

    Tessa said the right thing: There’s not a lot of research that goes into that grade of cancer because the results aren’t good.

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