colleen


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col·leen

 (kŏ-lēn′, kŏl′ēn′)
n.
An Irish girl.

[Irish Gaelic cailín, diminutive of caile, girl, from Old Irish.]

colleen

(ˈkɒliːn; kɒˈliːn)
n
1. an Irish word for girl
2. an Irish girl
[C19: from Irish Gaelic cailín a girl, a young unmarried woman]

col•leen

(ˈkɒl in, kɒˈlin)

n.
an Irish girl.
[1820–30; < Irish cailín=caile girl, wench + -ín diminutive suffix]

colleen

An Irish word for a young girl.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.colleen - an Irish girl
fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman - a young woman; "a young lady of 18"
Translations

colleen

[ˈkɒliːn] N (Irl) → muchacha f

colleen

n (Ir) → junges Mädchen, Mädel nt
References in classic literature ?
Tobin advertised in the papers, but nothing could be found of the colleen.
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In the last recorded footage of popular teacher Colleen Ritzer, she's walking down the school corridor with a smile.
Colleen Sweeney, RN, BS will present "What Patient Fear and Why We Have to Know" at the AzNA Convention on September 24 at the San Marcos Resort in Chandler.
Every success that I have on my resume I share with Colleen, because we have done it together.