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Cecilia

[si-seel-yuh]
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noun
  1. Saint,died a.d. 230?, Roman martyr: patron saint of music.
  2. Also Ce·cil·lia. a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “blind.”
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Cecilia

noun
  1. Saint. died ?230 ad, Roman martyr; patron saint of music. Feast day: Nov 22
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Cecilia

fem. proper name, fem. of Cecil (q.v.).

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