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[kuh-mil-uh] /kəˈmɪl ə/
Roman Legend. a woman warrior who fought on the side of Turnus against Aeneas.
Also, Camila, Camile, Camille
[kuh-meel] /kəˈmil/ (Show IPA)
. a female given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • My grief was all the more profound from the fact that I was very fond of camille Doucet.

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  • This had nothing to do with me, though, and I wondered what camille Doucet would think.

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  • "I am sure that camille Doucet is at the bottom of it," I said.

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  • camille Doucet, who was a member of the jury, had pleaded a long time.

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  • camille Doucet received me with a beaming expression on his face.

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Word Origin and History for camille


fem. proper name, from Latin, fem. of Camillus, cognomen of several members of the gens Furia, from camillus "noble youth attending at sacrifices," perhaps from Etruscan.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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