Caroline

Caroline

[kar-uh-lahyn, -lin]
Also, Carolinian.


Origin:
1645–55; < Medieval Latin Carolīnus, equivalent to Carol(us) Charles + -īnus ine1

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Caroline

[kar-uh-lin, -lahyn]
noun
a female given name.
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Caroline or Carolean (ˈkærəˌlaɪn, ˌkærəˈliːən)
 
adj
1.  Also called: Carolinian characteristic of or relating to Charles I or Charles II, kings of England, Scotland, and Ireland, the society over which they ruled, or their government
2.  of or relating to any other king called Charles
 
Carolean or Carolean
 
adj

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caroline
1652, "of or pertaining to a Charles," from Fr., from L. Carolus "Charles." Esp. of Charlemagne, or, in English history, Charles I and Charles II.
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