Cecilia Definition

sĭ-sēlyə
noun
A feminine name: dim. Cis, Cissie; var. Cecile, Cecily, Cicely, Sheila.
Webster's New World
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proper name
(died a.d. 230?); Christian martyr: patron saint of music: her day is Nov. 22
Webster's New World
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pronoun
A female given name.
Wiktionary
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other
Christian martyr traditionally regarded as the patron saint of music.
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Origin of Cecilia

  • From Latin Caecilia, feminine form of Caecilius, a Roman family name derived from the byname caecus (“blind”). Popularized by Saint Cecilia, 3rd century Roman martyr, the patron saint of music.

    From Wiktionary

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