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[kath-leen, kath-leen] /kæθˈlin, ˈkæθ lin/
a female given name, form of Katherine.
Also, Kathlene, Kathlyn, Kathlynne
[kath-lin] /ˈkæθ lɪn/ (Show IPA)
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Kathleen, being wholly unselfish in her nature, considered it her sole duty to look after the old lady.

    Grey Town Gerald Baldwin
  • Then her little sister Kathleen cried to come; so I took her too.

    Nine Little Goslings Susan Coolidge
  • Kathleen next handed a slightly handsomer badge, but with exactly the same device, to the members of her Cabinet.

    The Rebel of the School Mrs. L. T. Meade
  • Little Kathleen's scanty garments were rather rags than clothes.

    Nine Little Goslings Susan Coolidge
  • "Thank goodness I'm not always bothered by that dreadful speaking voice inside me that you seem to have got," said Kathleen.

    The Rebel of the School Mrs. L. T. Meade

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