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.
Well, it's the colleen inside of them that must settle the question; for it's outside the jurisdiction of a Bodymaster--and the Lord be praised for that
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Colleens family to celebrate her life on Saturday, February 9th from 2:00 PM- 3:00 PM in the Britton-Wallace Funeral Home, 91 Central Street, Auburn.
After months of cowering under Colleens reign, a sweet girl named Michelle refused to give Colleen a silver bracelet she had gotten for her birthday.