- 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]
- sweet and fitting it is to die for one's country.
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Examples from the Web for dulce
Then unzip another layer to make room for the Saigon cinnamon doughnuts with dulce de leche.Vail, Colorado: Skier's Paradise
January 15, 2011
No matter of what materials a dish is composed, just so long as it is sweet, it is dulce.An Epoch in History</p>
P. H. Eley
Phillis and Dulce were in the other attended by that rogue Hamilton and half a dozen more.
And here Dulce broke into actual sobs; for was she not the petted darling?
The action comforted Dulce, and her tears soon ceased to flow.
“Just so,” observed Nan, rather dubiously; and Dulce gave a little gasp.