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Kelly

[kel-ee] /ˈkɛl i/
noun
1.
Ellsworth, born 1923, U.S. painter and sculptor.
2.
Emmett (Leo) 1898–1979, U.S. circus clown and pantomimist.
3.
Eugene Curran [kur-uh n,, kuhr-] /ˈkɜr ən,, ˈkʌr-/ (Show IPA), ("Gene") 1912–96, U.S. dancer, choreographer, actor, and director.
4.
George (Edward) 1887–1974, U.S. playwright and actor.
5.
Grace Patricia (Princess Grace of Monaco) 1929–82, U.S. actress: married Prince Rainier III of Monaco 1956.
6.
Walt, 1913–73, U.S. cartoonist.
7.
Also, Kellie. a male or female given name.
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Kelly

/ˈkɛlɪ/
noun
1.
Gene, full name Eugene Curran Kelly. 1912–96, US dancer, choreographer, film actor, and director. His many films include An American in Paris (1951) and Singin' in the Rain (1952)
2.
Grace. 1929–82, US film actress. Her films included High Noon (1952) and High Society (1956). She married Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1956 and died following a car crash
3.
Ned. 1855–80, Australian horse and cattle thief and bushranger, active in Victoria: captured by the police and hanged
4.
game as Ned Kelly, as game as Ned Kelly, See game1 (sense 25)
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Word Origin and History for princess grace monaco

Kelly

common Irish surname, from Old Irish ceallach "war." As a type of pool played with 15 balls, it is attested from 1898. Kelly green first recorded 1917.

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