[ duh-lawr-is, -lohr- ]
/ dəˈlɔr ɪs, -ˈloʊr- /


a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “sorrows.” Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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fem. proper name, from Spanish Maria de los Dolores, literally "Mary of the Sorrows," from plural of dolor, from Latin dolor "pain, sorrow."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper