caroline


caroline

adjective

  1. of or relating to Charles, especially Charles I and Charles II of England or their times.

noun

  1. a female given name.

adjective

  1. Also called: Carolinian characteristic of or relating to Charles I or Charles II, kings of England, Scotland, and Ireland, the society over which they ruled, or their government
  2. of or relating to any other king called Charles
adj.

1650s, “of or pertaining to a Charles,” from French, from Latin Carolus “Charles” (see Charles). Especially of Charlemagne, or, in English history, Charles I and Charles II.

fem. proper name, from French, from Italian Carolina, originally a fem. adjective from Medieval Latin Carolus “Charles” (see Charles).

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