Ar·can·ge·lo [ahr-kahn-je-law], /ɑrˈkɑn dʒɛˌlɔ/, 1653–1713, Italian violinist and composer.
Marie Mary Mackay, 1854?–1924, English novelist.
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How to use Corelli in a sentence
I have heard it said, with a sneer, that "You can take an honours degree in Marie Corelli."America To-day, Observations and Reflections | William Archer
I read somewhere, too, that Marie Corelli's about the only person who makes a thing out of literature.The Longest Journey | E. M. Forster
So does she—she's awfully clever, she doesn't think anything of Marie Corelli; and she likes a man.The Dark Tower | Phyllis Bottome
We would remark in the first place that the sexual problem clutches Miss Corelli hotly in its drastic grip.Modernities | Horace Barnett Samuel
Miss Corelli, however, is by no means obtuse to the baleful effect on the spiritual life exercised by physical blandishments.Modernities | Horace Barnett Samuel
British Dictionary definitions for Corelli
(Italian koˈrɛlli) Arcangelo (arˈkandʒelo). 1653–1713, Italian violinist and composer of sonatas and concerti grossi
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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