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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.ahr-LEEN
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Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, possibly invented by Michael William Balfe for the main character in his opera 'The Bohemian Girl' (1843).
VariantsArleen, Arlene
DiminutiveArlie

Categories

opera
Entry updated December 27, 2009   Contribute