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[kuh-mil-uh] /kəˈmɪl ə/
Roman Legend. a woman warrior who fought on the side of Turnus against Aeneas.
Also, Camila, Camile, Camille
[kuh-meel] /kəˈmil/ (Show IPA)
. a female given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Her limousine stops before they reach the house and Camilla escorts her using a shortcut.
  • In becoming free from Camilla, her moral conditioning kills her.
Word Origin and History for Camilla

fem. proper name, from Latin, fem. of Camillus, cognomen of several members of the gens Furia, from camillus "noble youth attending at sacrifices," perhaps from Etruscan.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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