Caroline


Caroline
/kar"euh luyn', -lin/, adj.
of or pertaining to Charles, esp. Charles I and Charles II of England or their times. Also, Carolinian.
[1645-55; < ML Carolinus, equiv. to Carol(us) Charles + -inus INE1]
/kar"euh lin, -luyn'/, n.
a female given name.

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(as used in expressions)
Bonaparte Marie Annonciade Caroline
Ederle Gertrude Caroline
John Taylor of Caroline

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      county, eastern Maryland, U.S., lying between the Choptank River and Tuckahoe Creek to the west and Delaware to the east. In addition to the Choptank, it is drained by Marshyhope Creek. Caroline shares Tuckahoe State Park with neighbouring Queen Anne's county. The county was created in 1773 and named for Caroline Eden, a member of the Calvert family and wife of the last colonial governor of Maryland. Denton is the county seat.

      The main economic activities are manufacturing and agriculture (soybeans, wheat, barley, and vegetables). Area 320 square miles (829 square km). Pop. (2000) 29,772; (2007 est.) 32,910.

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  • caroline — 1650s, of or pertaining to a Charles, from French, from L. Carolus Charles (see CHARLES (Cf. Charles)). Especially of Charlemagne, or, in English history, Charles I and Charles II …   Etymology dictionary

  • Caroline — [kar΄əlē′ənkar′ə lin; ] also, and for adj., usually [, kar′līn΄] n. [Ger & Fr < It Carolina, fem. < ML Carolus, CHARLES1] a feminine name: dim. Carol, Carrie; var. Carolyn adj. of Charles I or Charles II of England, or the period in which… …   English World dictionary

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