- of or relating to Charles, especially Charles I and Charles II of England or their times.
Origin of Caroline1
- a female given name.
Examples from the Web for caroline
Contemporary Examples of caroline
Caroline Trimm, a nurse counselor at Greenwich House in the SoHo district of Manhattan, seems to have the opposite view.New York Nurses Are the Calm in Ebola’s Storm
October 21, 2014
Caroline Kennedy has discovered that being ambassador to Japan is no longer an easy life.
The Obama visit is an important display of solidarity, but once he leaves, Caroline Kennedy will be left to handle Tokyo.
Caroline Sweeney, the police reporter for the Pottstown Mercury, updates the page at least once a week.Pinterest’s Most Wanted: The Cops Now Want Pinners’ Data, Too
March 11, 2014
He cites two rocket engineers, Geoff Daly and Caroline Campbell, who contest this claim.Branson’s Galactic Obstacles: Tom Bower Puts a Damper on Virgin’s Space Flight Dreams
January 30, 2014
Historical Examples of caroline
"No tournure—not much the manner of the world," said Caroline.
On the other hand, Caroline was kind and affectionate towards her.
"That is lucky," said Caroline; and the rest followed Cecilia.
So saying, Caroline tried to open the door, but it was locked from within.
This information re-decided Caroline, while it rewarded Evelyn.
- 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
Word Origin and History for caroline
1650s, "of or pertaining to a Charles," from French, from Latin Carolus "Charles" (see Charles). Especially of Charlemagne, or, in English history, Charles I and Charles II.
fem. proper name, from French, from Italian Carolina, originally a fem. adjective from Medieval Latin Carolus "Charles" (see Charles).