cora cora  /ˈkɔ rə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) (Greek mythology) daughter of Zeus and Demeter; made queen of the underworld by Pluto in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Proserpina

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Now on Trial at Guantanamo Bay: Spiral Notebooks

    by Cora Currier The Guantanamo Bay trials of alleged terrorists,  restarted   by President Obama in 2011, have been marked by  secrecy ,  snafus , and delays. ProPublica’s Cora Currier is at Gitmo this week for one such case. Read her first dispatch, about arriving at the U.S.’s most infamous court .   *** On October 12, 2000, a skiff pulled up alongside the U.S.S. Cole, docked in Aden, Yemen ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ProPublica

  2. Female Athlete of the Week: Cora Butler, New Paltz High School, track and field (video)

    New Paltz High senior Cora Butler exceeded her own lofty goals when she won the state Division 2 (small school) girls long jump and triple jump titles on Saturday at Middletown’s Faller Field.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Kingston Daily Freeman

  3. Female Athlete of the Week: Cora Burler, New Paltz High School, track and field (video)

    New Paltz High senior Cora Butler exceeded her own lofty goals when she won the state Division 2 (small school) girls long jump and triple jump titles on Saturday at Middletown’s Faller Field.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Kingston Daily Freeman

Quotes

  1. "I'm kind of scared, I open up the sports page and it's like seven pages of this kid," Guillen said Wednesday. "I was telling (bench coach) Joey (Cora), `I might walk him to face somebody else.'"
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Jose Guillen Source: The Associated Press

  2. "You win championships with a 25-man roster," Mets general manager Omar Minaya said. "Alex Cora has been an integral part of teams that have been to the postseason in four of the last five years."
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Omar Minaya Source: International Herald Tribune

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