Word Origin and History for corinna
fem. proper name, from Latin Corinna, from Greek Korinna, diminutive of kore "maiden," also an epithet of Persephone; see Kore.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for corinna
No young lady in the Corinna Institute had ever had a word from him.A Mortal Antipathy
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
I will add this inscription too; "Naso, for the preservation of Corinna, offers these."
He entreats the aid of Isis and Lucina in behalf of Corinna, in her labour.
He says that he is the slave of Corinna, and complains of the tyranny which she exercises over him.
He laments the death of the parrot which he had given to Corinna.