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col·leen

 (kŏ-lēn′, kŏl′ēn′)
n.
An Irish girl.

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

(ˈkɒl in, kɒˈlin)

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

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

colleen

[ˈkɒliːn] N (Irl) → muchacha f
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colleen

n (Ir) → junges Mädchen, Mädel nt
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