- Classical Mythology. Kore.
- a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “girl.”
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Examples from the Web for cora
It was my opportunity to grant Cora an independent moment away from being a mother, and being a wife.Elizabeth McGovern on the ‘Downton Abbey’ Xmas Album and Lady Grantham’s Kiss with George Clooney
November 13, 2014
“Cora is, in a way, less afraid of change than Robert,” he continued.‘Downton Abbey’ Season 3: Julian Fellowes, Hugh Bonneville, Michelle Dockery, and More
January 4, 2013
Cora studied her photo and forged signature with obvious wonderment.The True Story Behind Operation ‘Argo’ to Rescue Americans From Iran
Antonio Mendez, Matt Baglio
September 17, 2012
Thus all the greater irony that Downton required another American import, Cora Grantham, in order to keep the estate running.The Sad Fate of ‘Downton Abbey’ Estates: ‘Felling the Ancient Oaks’
June 22, 2012
Moriarty overcomes the predictability by insisting on the complexity of Cora, who is both flat and expansive as a character.This Week’s Hot Reads: June 5, 2012
Nicholas Mancusi, Jimmy So
June 6, 2012
Is such the faith that Cora Munro would exact from her protector?
Cora folded Alice to her bosom in agony, and Duncan sprang to his feet.
Cora beckoned him away, with an emotion of disgust she could not control.
Laying Alice on one of the horses, he made a sign to Cora to mount the other.
Cora met his gaze with an eye so calm and firm, that his resolution wavered.
Word Origin and History for cora
fem. proper name, from Latin, from Greek Kore (see Kore).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper