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[kawr-nel] /kɔrˈnɛl/
Ezra, 1809–74, U.S. capitalist and philanthropist.
Katharine, 1898–1974, U.S. actress.
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Cornell was a pioneer in forestry teaching; and why should she not lead off now in the new field?

    Our Vanishing Wild Life William T. Hornaday
  • Cornell, it is stated, injured his machine to furnish an excuse for the stoppage of the work.

  • It was not long after this that Princeton played Cornell at Princeton.

    Football Days William H. Edwards
  • Mr. Macklin said, crisply, "May I have an explanation, Mr. Cornell?"

    Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith
  • "I'm mighty glad that I chose Cornell for my college," broke in the boy presently.

    Tess of the Storm Country Grace Miller White

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