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Corelli

[kaw-rel-ee, koh-; for 1 also Italian kaw-rel-lee]
noun
  1. Ar·can·ge·lo [ahr-kahn-je-law] /ɑrˈkɑn dʒɛˌlɔ/, 1653–1713, Italian violinist and composer.
  2. MarieMary Mackay, 1854?–1924, English novelist.
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Examples from the Web for corelli

Historical Examples

  • It was the overture to this work which caused so much difficulty to Corelli.

    Handel

    Edward J. Dent

  • Miss Corelli's force is hysteric, but it is sometimes very real.

    My Contemporaries In Fiction

    David Christie Murray

  • Miss Corelli tells hers with the voice and manner of a Boanerges.

    My Contemporaries In Fiction

    David Christie Murray

  • Miss Corelli is, at least, quite serious in the belief that she is a woman of genius.

    My Contemporaries In Fiction

    David Christie Murray

  • How it is now at Rome is doubtful; but we do not hear that there are any Corelli's.


British Dictionary definitions for corelli

Corelli

noun
  1. (Italian koˈrɛlli) Arcangelo (arˈkandʒelo). 1653–1713, Italian violinist and composer of sonatas and concerti grossi
  2. Marie, real name Mary Mackay . 1854–1924, British novelist. Her melodramatic works include The Sorrows of Satan (1895) and The Murder of Delicia (1896)
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