corinthian corinthian  /kə ˈrɪn θi ən/


  1. (n) a man devoted to the pursuit of pleasure
  2. (n) a resident of Corinth
  3. (adj) or pertaining to the Corinthian style of architecture
  4. (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of Corinth or its inhabitants


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  1. Corinthian Falls After SEC Starts Probe on Recruitment

    Corinthian Colleges Inc (COCO) (COCO). fell the most in more than a year after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission began an investigation of the for-profit college chain.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Ahead of the Bell: Corinthian Colleges

    Shares of Corinthian Colleges Inc. declined in premarket trading Tuesday as the company disclosed that it is under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission. In a regulatory filing, the Santa ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. SEC Investigating Corinthian Colleges

    SEC Investigating Corinthian Colleges
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

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  1. "Corinthian students fully expected that their tuition payments would result in the glowing job opportunities the company promised. Unfortunately, their hopes were dashed as many of the students ended up unemployed and in deep debt," Brown said.
    on Aug 1, 2007 By: Jerry Brown Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Strengthening the point Mike Golding concluded: "It is great to see THE original Corinthian race coming to the fore, and young people, such as Katie Miller and Oscar Mead, stepping up to the challenge. For me the race was a life changing event and...
    on Sep 14, 2008 By: Mike Golding Source: BYM News (press release)

  3. "We obviously caught a fortunate break with Corinthian getting left at the gate," trainer Todd Pletcher said. "To Magna Graduate's credit, he has really learned to relax with the blinkers. This was a big race for him. We'll see where he goes....
    on Apr 7, 2007 By: Todd Pletcher Source: Thoroughbred Times

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