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Cape, a rocky, scenic peninsula in NE Massachusetts, extending into the Atlantic Ocean.
a female given name, form of Anna.

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Origin of ann.

From the Latin word annī Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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fem. proper name, alternative form of Anna, from Latin Anna, from Greek, from Hebrew Hannah (see Hannah). In U.S. black slang, "white woman," also "a black woman who is considered to be acting 'too white;' " also Miss Ann. She is the spouse of Mr. Charlie.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper