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[seel-yuh] /ˈsil yə/
a female given name, form of Cecilia. Unabridged
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  • As Celia said, a good story does indeed have the power to heal.
  • The lost cause causation and the mindbody problem, by Celia green.
  • Celia is one of three children, all of whom are involved in the performing arts.
Word Origin and History for Celia

fem. proper name, from Italian Celia, from Latin Caelia, fem. of Caelius, name of a Roman gens. Sheila is a variant.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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