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  • proper n. A female given name.


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From the French equivalent of Corinna, from Ancient Greek κόρη (girl, maiden, daughter).


  • The story was by a new young photographer called Corinne Day, who was striving to offer a real alternative to the artifice and gloss of the previous decade's fashion.

    Corinne Day: Pioneer of a new kind of beauty

  • I invited them way back in July before we moved, never imagining that they'd actually take me up on it (Corinne is very, very stuck in her ways).

    No Complaining Thursday, Ver. 2.0

  • In the script that Briggs wrote with Tim Metcalfe, Carolyn is called Corinne and is embodied by Farmiga, the indie icon whose pale face critics have so often compared to that of a Renaissance Madonna that she could have been the object of veneration here, not the agonized supplicant. Top Stories

  • In my house we call Corinne "Coringe", or Cringe for short.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

  • Lenny often calls me, telling me to keep his call a secret, saying that I must call Corinne at once and arrange to have lunch because she is depressed.

    The New Yorker Stories

  • She has been blessed with the name Corinne van Ryck de Groot.

  • Toby had suggested calling Corinne to sit with her, but she had declined.

    The crush

  • Every word Corinne spoke drove the knife deeper and deeper into my heart.

    Garden of Shadows

  • "Now, Corinne, that isn't fair; I am never impolite to anybody in this house, but I'm tired of --"

    Peter: a novel of which he is not the hero

  • At this name Corinne was visibly agitated, and with a faltering voice refused what Oswald solicited.

    Corinne, Volume 1 (of 2) Or Italy


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