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Caroline

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[ 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.
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Also Carolinian.

Origin of Caroline

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

Other definitions for Caroline (2 of 2)

Caroline2
[ kar-uh-lin, -lahyn ]
/ ˈkær ə lɪn, -ˌlaɪn /

noun
a female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for Caroline

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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