colleen

noun
col·​leen | \ kä-ˈlēn How to pronounce colleen (audio) , ˈkä-ˌlēn \

Definition of colleen

: an Irish girl

First Known Use of colleen

1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for colleen

Irish cailín

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“Colleen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/colleen. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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