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Cora

[kawr-uh, kohr-uh] /ˈkɔr ə, ˈkoʊr ə/
noun
1.
Classical Mythology. Kore.
2.
a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “girl.”.
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  • Is such the faith that Cora Munro would exact from her protector?

    The Last of the Mohicans James Fenimore Cooper
  • Cora folded Alice to her bosom in agony, and Duncan sprang to his feet.

    The Last of the Mohicans James Fenimore Cooper
  • Cora beckoned him away, with an emotion of disgust she could not control.

    The Last of the Mohicans James Fenimore Cooper
  • Laying Alice on one of the horses, he made a sign to Cora to mount the other.

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  • Cora met his gaze with an eye so calm and firm, that his resolution wavered.

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Word Origin and History for Cora

fem. proper name, from Latin, from Greek Kore (see Kore).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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