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Cornelia

[kawr-neel-yuh]
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noun
  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.
  3. a female given name.
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  • "No, it's bloom," hastened Cornelia, covertly wiping it off.

  • It slid off now at sight of Cornelia Opp's serene, sweet face.

  • "And she will want to know—things," hinted Cornelia, mildly.

  • "Cornelia and Marilla Merritt are just the ones," she said, succinctly.

  • What the minister lacked, Cornelia had; Cornelia lacked nothing.