carina carina

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a keel-shaped constellation in the southern hemisphere; contains the start Canopus
  2. (n) any of various keel-shaped structures or ridges such as that on the breastbone of a bird or that formed by the fused petals of a pea blossom

Usage(s):

  1. In Rome, Premier Mussolini heard of his daughter's bravery, exclaimed affectionately "La mia carina" (my little darling) and jumped into his racing car which he himself piloted .
  2. After dissecting a trophy, Maturin triumphantly announces, "In the frigate-bird the symphysis of the furcula coalesces with the carina and the upper end of each ramus with the .

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  • Before the papers went to press on Saturday night, Huhne issued a statement saying: "I am in a serious relationship with Carina Trimingham and I am separating from my wife."
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Chris Huhne Source: The Guardian

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