fem. proper name, from Latin Corinna, from Greek Korinna, diminutive of kore “maiden,” also an epithet of Persephone; see Kore.
[kawr-inth, kor-] /ˈkɔr ɪnθ, ˈkɒr-/ noun 1. an ancient city in Greece, on the Isthmus of Corinth: one of the wealthiest and most powerful of the ancient Greek cities. 2. a port in the NE Peloponnesus, in S Greece: NE of the site of ancient Corinth. 3. Gulf of Corinth. Also called Gulf of Lepanto. […]
[kuh-rin-thee-uh n] /kəˈrɪn θi ən/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Corinth. 2. Architecture. noting or pertaining to one of the five classical orders invented in ancient Greece and similar in most respects to the Ionic but usually of slenderer proportions, and characterized by a deep capital with a round bell decorated with […]
[kuh-rin-thee-uh nz] /kəˈrɪn θi ənz/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. either of two books of the New Testament, I Corinthians or II Corinthians, written by Paul. Abbreviation: I Cor., II Cor. [kuh-rin-thee-uh n] /kəˈrɪn θi ən/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Corinth. 2. Architecture. noting or pertaining to one of […]
[kawr-ee-uh-ley-nuh s, kor-] /ˌkɔr i əˈleɪ nəs, ˌkɒr-/ noun 1. Gaius (or Gnaeus) Marcius [gey-uh s or nee-uh s,, mahr-shee-uh s] /ˈgeɪ əs or ˈni əs,, ˈmɑr ʃi əs/ (Show IPA), flourished late 5th century b.c, legendary Roman military hero. 2. (italics) a tragedy (1608?) by Shakespeare. /ˌkɒrɪəˈleɪnəs/ noun 1. Gaius Marcius (ˈɡaɪəs ˈmɑːsɪəs). 5th […]