Definitions

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  • proper noun A female given name.
  • noun synonym for chrysalis
  • noun a species of jellyfish

Etymologies

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Latin Aurelia, feminine form of the Roman gens name Aurelius, from aureus "golden".

Examples

  • No one knew of this episode in Aurelia Madison's life.

    Hagar's Daughter: A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice

  • Both ladies bowed and immediately opened an animated conversation that ended in Aurelia's promising to grace Mrs. Vanderpool's german with her presence.

    Hagar's Daughter: A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice

  • Then they talked a while of the strange revelations made at the trial, of the discovery of Negro blood in Aurelia Madison and Mrs. Bowen.

    Hagar's Daughter: A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice

  • 'Aurelia's only response was a slight moan, - as-though she turned her head as though attempting to focus on her great-granddaughter's face.

    Winter Soldier

  • Before that cablegram arrived, the shipowner could have beaten down any such threat on Matheson's part, but now, with his little son calling for his presence, with the special train at Paddington coupling up to speed him to Plymouth, with the "Aurelia" turning back, against the protest of its thousand passengers, to take him on board, the situation was radically changed.

    Swirling Waters

  • The 'Aurelia' is one of my fastest boats, and she'll take me across in five days.

    Swirling Waters

  • On the 'Aurelia' I got hold of all the facts of the case by wireless, and took a grip of the situation.

    Swirling Waters

  • "Aurelia," the girl said as they sat there somewhat apart from the others, "Will you come with us to the — Theatre tomorrow night – we have a box?"

    Hagar's Daughter: A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice

  • "Aurelia," and had told him the story of Ibn Jasher and the Physician of

    The Long Night

  • Sebastian Wesley's "Aurelia" to fit the hymn, with a movement similar to that of "Webb"; also a German B flat melody "Ellacombe," undated, with livelier step and a ringing chime of parts.

    The Story of the Hymns and Tunes

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