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noun Classical Mythology.
  1. a sister of Priam who, with her infant son, was slain by Priam because it had been prophesied that a mother and child of the royal house would cause the destruction of Troy.
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Examples from the Web for cilla

Historical Examples

  • Rashe forgot the past far more easily that Cilla could ever do.

    Hopes and Fears

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • Cilla was gazing, with all her soul in her eyes, in silence.

    Hopes and Fears

    Charlotte M. Yonge

  • These words entered into the hearts of Hean and his sister Cilla, who was with him.

  • Three times a day Cilla had her lil' boy run fresh cool well water all through de trough.

  • And Cilla, my shining-headed chum, you and I are going to scamper about a bit before we go home.

    The Place Beyond the Winds

    Harriet T. Comstock