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[aw-ree-lee-uh, aw-reel-yuh] /ɔˈri li ə, ɔˈril yə/
Origin of aurelia
Borrowed into English from New Latin around 1590-1600


[aw-reel-yuh] /ɔˈril yə/
a female given name: from Latin Aurelianus, a family name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • What has overtaken the lady aurelia, of the very family of the Emperor, will surely overtake others.

    Aurelian William Ware
  • Now for yourself, when you left that place, did you go to aurelia or to Campania?

    Meditations Marcus Aurelius
  • But I tied him down with a promise that before he saw me again he'd call on aurelia.

    Yellowstone Nights Herbert Quick
  • aurelia, if I have heard aright, is a Christian from conviction.

    Aurelian William Ware
  • Once more, I was now resolved to venture all things for aurelia.

    The Devil's Elixir E. T. A. Hoffmann
  • I can tell you, what is known as yet not beyond the Emperor's palace and the priest's, aurelia is dead!'

    Aurelian William Ware
  • "Indeed they are, and we may be as sure that they will shut the lions' mouths," said aurelia.

    Love and Life Charlotte M. Yonge
  • It is of interest to consider a common animal like the jellyfish aurelia.

  • On these occasions, it was soon observed, aurelia went away whenever they began to read.

  • Dreamily, with an air of innocence that was infinite, aurelia looked at him.

    The Monster Edgar Saltus

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