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[kawr-uh, kohr-uh] /ˈkɔr ə, ˈkoʊr ə/
Classical Mythology. Kore.
a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “girl.”. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • “Come just as you are–in your bathing suit,” invited Cora, and Rosalie did.

    The Motor Girls on the Coast Margaret Penrose
  • Cora was one of those girls who have many, many deCorations for her room.

    A Little Miss Nobody Amy Bell Marlowe
  • I watched the scowling policeman approach our car while Uncle Peter got back in with the blonde Cora and drove away.

  • “And Grace and I were going to have such fun this half,” declared Cora.

    A Little Miss Nobody Amy Bell Marlowe
  • Cora did not say so—even to her chums, but she had great hopes that something might develop from the events of this night.

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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