from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The satellite of Uranus that is closest to the planet.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A female given name.
After Cordelia, daughter of Lear in King Lear by William Shakespeare.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Shakespeare's spelling of a historical British name appearing as Cordeilla, etc., possibly derived from the Latin saint's name Cordula. (Wiktionary)