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Corelli

[kaw-rel-ee, koh-; for 1 also Italian kaw-rel-lee] /kɔˈrɛl i, koʊ-; for 1 also Italian kɔˈrɛl li/
noun
1.
Arcangelo
[ahr-kahn-je-law] /ɑrˈkɑn dʒɛˌlɔ/ (Show IPA),
1653–1713, Italian violinist and composer.
2.
Marie (Mary Mackay) 1854?–1924, English novelist.
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  • It was the overture to this work which caused so much difficulty to Corelli.

    Handel Edward J. Dent
  • Miss Corelli's force is hysteric, but it is sometimes very real.

    My Contemporaries In Fiction David Christie Murray
  • Miss Corelli tells hers with the voice and manner of a Boanerges.

    My Contemporaries In Fiction David Christie Murray
  • Miss Corelli is, at least, quite serious in the belief that she is a woman of genius.

    My Contemporaries In Fiction David Christie Murray
  • How it is now at Rome is doubtful; but we do not hear that there are any Corelli's.

    Observations on the Florid Song Pier Francesco Tosi
  • Corelli blinked as he felt the weight of his colleagues' eyes boring into him.

    The Fourth Invasion Henry Josephs
  • The genius of Corelli may be said to have revolutionised Violin-playing.

    The Violin George Hart
  • He was instructed by Corelli, and imbibed much of his master's breadth of style.

    The Violin George Hart
  • A song succeeded this, in C minor, which Corelli led off in C major.

    The Violin

    George Dubourg
  • The music of Corelli is, generally speaking, the language of nature.

    The Violin

    George Dubourg
British Dictionary definitions for Corelli

Corelli

/kɒˈrɛlɪ/
noun
1.
(Italian) (koˈrɛlli). Arcangelo (arˈkandʒelo). 1653–1713, Italian violinist and composer of sonatas and concerti grossi
2.
Marie, real name Mary Mackay. 1854–1924, British novelist. Her melodramatic works include The Sorrows of Satan (1895) and The Murder of Delicia (1896)
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