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  1. flourished 2nd century b.c., Roman matron: mother of Gaius and Tiberius Gracchus.

  2. flourished 1st century b.c., first wife of Julius Caesar 83–67?.: Compare Calpurnia, Pompeia.

  1. a female given name.

Words Nearby Cornelia Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Cornelia in a sentence

  • Oh, Stanton, I say, it isn't the ghost of the things that are dead that will ever come between you and Cornelia.

    Molly Make-Believe | Eleanor Hallowell Abbott