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an archaic word for corpse
(Placename) the French name for Corsica
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1. a dead body, usu. of a human being.
2. Obs. a human or animal body, whether alive or dead.
[1225–75; Middle English corps; orig. sp. variant of cors corse but the p is now sounded]
syn: See body.
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|Noun||1.||Corse - an island in the Mediterranean; with adjacent islets it constitutes a region of France|
|2.||Corse - a region of France on the island of Corsica; birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte|
Armata Corsa, Corsican Army - a terrorist organization founded in 1999 to oppose the link between nationalists and the Corsican mafia; "the attacks of Armata Corsa are aimed at symbolic targets of colonialism in Corsica"
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