Definitions

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  • proper n. A male given name.
  • proper n. A centurion converted by Peter.

Etymologies

From Latin Cornelius, an old Roman gens name, possibly related to the Latin word cornu (horn). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • CORNELIUS, N.C. -- A Cornelius woman is fighting back against purse snatchers.

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  • Reality is collapsing, ships are disappearing, and Captain Cornelius and his pirates are looking for easy pickings.

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  • Cornelius is one of six early enrollees taking part in spring practice.

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  • They were able to make it back to the shop in Cornelius, N.C. with no problems and my guys are working hard to get everything turned around for Talladega Superspeedway.

    Marcos Ambrose puts Texas in rearview, braces for Talladega

  • Readers of Moorcock's work will of course be familiar with the name Cornelius and the concept of the Arrow of Law.

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  • Cornelius is fully qualified with a 960 on his SAT.

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  • CIRCUMSTANCES OF LOSS: Captain Cornelius was the pilot of an 0-2A aircraft which was on a frag mission when he was killed in action.

    Cornelius, Johnnie C.

  • The most striking example is the enfranchisement of 10,000 by Sulla, who according to custom took his name Cornelius, and, though destined to be a kind of military guarantee for the permanence of the Sullan institutions, only became

    Social life at Rome in the Age of Cicero

  • The case of Cornelius is so manifestly one of grace reigning in every stage of his religious history, that we can hardly doubt that this was just the feature of it which they meant here to express.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • Cornelius is a very worthy man, and has many good qualities, but he is a Gentile, he is not circumcised; and, because God in his law had forbidden his people to associate with idolatrous nations, they would not keep company with any but those of their own religion, though they were ever so deserving, and they carried the matter so far that they made even the involuntary touch of

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)

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