- a female given name: from the Latin word meaning “sweet.”
dulce et decorum est pro patria mori
[doo l-ke et de-koh-room est proh pah-tree-ah moh-ree; English duhl-see et di-kawr-uh m est proh pey-tree-uh mawr-ahy, mohr-ahy, -kohr-uh m]
- sweet and fitting it is to die for one's country.
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Examples from the Web for dulce
Then unzip another layer to make room for the Saigon cinnamon doughnuts with dulce de leche.Vail, Colorado: Skier's Paradise
January 15, 2011
No matter of what materials a dish is composed, just so long as it is sweet, it is dulce.An Epoch in History
P. H. Eley
Phillis and Dulce were in the other attended by that rogue Hamilton and half a dozen more.
And here Dulce broke into actual sobs; for was she not the petted darling?
The action comforted Dulce, and her tears soon ceased to flow.
“Just so,” observed Nan, rather dubiously; and Dulce gave a little gasp.