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See also: cora, córa, and čora



Apparently invented by James Fenimore Cooper in The Last of the Mohicans(1826). It could represent Ancient Greek κόρη(kórē, maiden).

Proper noun[edit]


  1. A female given name.
    • 1826 James Fenimore Cooper, The Last of the Mohicans/Chapter 2:
      The youth had turned to speak to the dark-eyed Cora, when the distant sound of horses hoofs, clattering over the roots of the broken way in his rear, caused him to check his charger;
    • 1990, Ed McBain, Vespers, Mandarin (1991), ISBN 0749305967, page 78:
      "Where are you from originally, Coral?" "Indiana." "Lots of Corals out there, I bet." She hesitated, seemed about to flare, and then smiled instead, showing a little gap between two front teeth. "Well, it was Cora Lucille, I guess, " she said, still smiling, looking very much like a Cora Lucille in that moment. Hawes imagined pigtails tied with polka-dot rags.




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Proper noun[edit]

Cora f ‎(genitive Corae); first declension

  1. an ancient city in Latium, situated between Norba and Velitrae, now Cori


First declension.

Case Singular
nominative Cora
genitive Corae
dative Corae
accusative Coram
ablative Corā
vocative Cora

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