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[seel-yuh] /ˈsil yə/
a female given name, form of Cecilia. Unabridged
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  • Whether or no he obeyed celias maxim on the matter, and did so only to make sport withal, is immaterial.

    Tobias Smollett Oliphant Smeaton
  • You could not tell by celias face whom she intended to touch.

    The Girls of Central High Gertrude W. Morrison
  • Anne Kennard knew nothing of this circumstance going to happen until I had got the whole of celias clothes in that house.

  • It was some time later when he re-entered the shack, and waited until a remark of celias gave him a lead.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • These Corydons, however, were at ease; they basked free from care in the smiles of their celias.

    The Castle Inn Stanley John Weyman
  • Something in her tone made celias cheeks burn and she drew herself up.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
  • He saw the fire in Kittys eyes and that celias face was also flushed, but he did not think their anger was directed against him.

    The Protector Harold Bindloss
Word Origin and History for celias


fem. proper name, from Italian Celia, from Latin Caelia, fem. of Caelius, name of a Roman gens. Sheila is a variant.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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