Camilla

[ kuh-mil-uh ]
/ kəˈmɪl ə /
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noun

Roman Legend. a woman warrior who fought on the side of Turnus against Aeneas.
Also Ca·mil·a, Ca·mile, Ca·mille [kuh-meel] /kəˈmil/. a female given name.

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Camilla

fem. proper name, from Latin, fem. of Camillus, cognomen of several members of the gens Furia, from camillus "noble youth attending at sacrifices," perhaps from Etruscan.

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