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[kawr-neel-yuh] /kɔrˈnil yə/

flourished 2nd century b.c, Roman matron: mother of Gaius and Tiberius Gracchus.
flourished 1st century b.c, first wife of Julius Caesar 83–67?.
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a female given name.


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    [kawr-neel-yuh n] /kɔrˈnil yən/ noun 1. . /kɔːˈniːlɪən/ noun 1. a variant spelling of carnelian n. “red variety of chalcedony,” a variant of corneline (c.1400), from Old French corneline (Modern French cornaline), diminutive of corneola, probably from Vulgar Latin *cornea, from Latin cornus, name of a type of berry (see cornel).

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  • Cornelis tromp

    [trawmp] /trɔmp/ noun 1. Cornelis [kawr-ney-lis] /kɔrˈneɪ lɪs/ (Show IPA), 1629–91, and his father, Maarten Harpertszoon [mahr-tuh n hahr-puh rt-sohn] /ˈmɑr tən ˈhɑr pərtˌsoʊn/ (Show IPA) 1597–1653, Dutch admirals. /Dutch tromp/ noun 1. Cornelius (Martenszoon) (korˈneɪlɪs). 1629–91, Dutch admiral, who fought during the 2nd and 3rd Anglo-Dutch Wars 2. his father, Maarten (Harpertszoon) (ˈmartən). 1598–1653, […]

  • Cornella-de-llobregat

    [kawr-nel-yah duh lyoh-bruh-gaht; Spanish kawr-ne-lyah th e lyaw-bre-gaht] /ˌkɔr nɛlˈyɑ də ˌlyoʊ brəˈgɑt; Spanish ˌkɔr nɛˈlyɑ ðɛ ˌlyɔ brɛˈgɑt/ noun 1. a city in N Spain.

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