Caroline

adjective

Car·​o·​line ˈker-ə-ˌlīn How to pronounce Caroline (audio)
ˈka-rə-,
-lən
variants or Carolean
: of or relating to Charles
used especially with reference to Charles I and Charles II of England

Word History

Etymology

New Latin carolinus, from Medieval Latin Carolus Charles

First Known Use

1652, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Caroline was in 1652

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“Caroline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Caroline. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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