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fem. proper name, from Latin Corinna, from Greek Korinna, diminutive of kore "maiden," also an epithet of Persephone; see Kore.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  • When corinna believed it was in full measure and overflowing.

    One Man in His Time Ellen Glasgow
  • No young lady in the corinna Institute had ever had a word from him.

    A Mortal Antipathy Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
  • There were wonderful possibilities in the girl, corinna mused, looking her over.

    One Man in His Time Ellen Glasgow
  • He laments the death of the parrot which he had given to corinna.

  • It never ceased, this piteous sobbing, until at last the doctor went out, and left corinna alone with the girl and Gideon Vetch.

    One Man in His Time Ellen Glasgow
  • He entreats the aid of Isis and Lucina in behalf of corinna, in her labour.

  • Drawing her evening wrap closer about her bare shoulders, corinna realized that it was already day in the street.

    One Man in His Time Ellen Glasgow
  • He says that he is the slave of corinna, and complains of the tyranny which she exercises over him.

  • Patty had come straight to corinna after a conversation with Stephen.

    One Man in His Time Ellen Glasgow
  • In Tasmania also diamonds have been found in the corinna goldfields.

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