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colleen

[kol-een, ko-leen] /ˈkɒl in, kɒˈlin/
noun
1.
an Irish girl.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Irish cailín, equivalent to caile girl, wench + -ín diminutive suffix

Colleen

[kol-een, ko-leen] /ˈkɒl in, kɒˈlin/
noun
1.
a female given name: from an Irish word meaning “girl.”.
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British Dictionary definitions for colleen

colleen

/ˈkɒliːn; kɒˈliːn/
noun
1.
an Irish word for girl
2.
an Irish girl
Word Origin
C19: from Irish Gaelic cailín a girl, a young unmarried woman
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Word Origin and History for colleen

Colleen

fem. proper name, from Irish cailin "girl," diminutive of caile "girl, woman."

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