Caroline

1
[ kar-uh-lahyn, -lin ]
/ ˈkær əˌlaɪn, -lɪn /
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adjective

of or relating to Charles, especially Charles I and Charles II of England or their times.


Origin of Caroline

1
1645–55; < Medieval LatinCarolīnus, equivalent to Carol(us) Charles + -īnus -ine1

Caroline

2
[ kar-uh-lin, -lahyn ]
/ ˈkær ə lɪn, -ˌlaɪn /

noun

a female given name.
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Caroline

Carolean (ˌkærəˈliːən)

/ (ˈkærəˌlaɪn) /

adjective

Also called: Carolinian characteristic of or relating to Charles I or Charles II, kings of England, Scotland, and Ireland, the society over which they ruled, or their government
of or relating to any other king called Charles
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