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or Dulcie

[duhl-see] /ˈdʌl si/
a female given name: from the Latin word meaning “sweet.”.

dulce et decorum est pro patria mori

[doo l-ke et de-koh-room est proh pah-tree-ah moh-ree; English duhl-see et di-kawr-uh m est proh pey-tree-uh mawr-ahy, mohr-ahy, -kohr-uh m] /ˈdʊl kɛ ɛt dɛˈkoʊ rum ɛst proʊ ˈpɑ triˌɑ ˈmoʊ ri; English ˈdʌl si ɛt dɪˈkɔr əm ɛst proʊ ˈpeɪ tri ə ˈmɔr aɪ, ˈmoʊr aɪ, -ˈkoʊr əm/
sweet and fitting it is to die for one's country. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Dulce, plucking some pale blossom, lifts it to her lips, and kisses it lightly.

    Portia Duchess
  • No matter of what materials a dish is composed, just so long as it is sweet, it is Dulce.

    An Epoch in History P. H. Eley
  • Few girls have such clever fingers, I believe; and then you and Dulce have such taste.

    Not Like Other Girls Rosa N. Carey
  • And here Dulce broke into actual sobs; for was she not the petted darling?

    Not Like Other Girls Rosa N. Carey
  • Portia has wished "good-night" to a very sleepy Dulce, and has gone upstairs to her own room.

    Portia Duchess
  • “Just so,” observed Nan, rather dubiously; and Dulce gave a little gasp.

    Not Like Other Girls Rosa N. Carey
  • "Now, do not let us be disagreeable any more," says Dulce, prettily.

    Portia Duchess
  • Dulce did not answer this, but the droop of her lip was piteous; it melted Phillis at once.

    Not Like Other Girls Rosa N. Carey
  • "I don't believe he ever took any in his life," says Dulce, idly.

    Portia Duchess

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