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  1. a female given name: from the Latin word meaning “sweet.”
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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]
  1. sweet and fitting it is to die for one's country.
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  • No matter of what materials a dish is composed, just so long as it is sweet, it is dulce.

  • Phillis and Dulce were in the other attended by that rogue Hamilton and half a dozen more.

  • “Mammy has never been like this before,” pouted Dulce, when they were left alone.

  • 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.