Definitions for corneliakɔrˈnil yə

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  1. Cornelia(ProperNoun)

    in quiet use since the 18th century.

  2. Origin: From Cornelia, name of a famous Roman matron, feminine form of the gens name Cornelius; in continental Europe, also a feminine form of the saint's name Cornelius.

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  1. Cornelia

    the daughter of Scipio Africanus and the mother of the Gracchi (q. v.), the Roman matron who, when challenged by a rival lady to outshine her in wealth of gems, proudly led forth her sons saying, "These are my jewels"; true to this sentiment, it was as the mother of the Gracchi she wished to be remembered, and is remembered, in the annals of Rome.

Anagrams of cornelia »

  1. colinear

  2. acrolein

  3. lonicera

  4. Caroline


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