Definition of Camelias

1. camelia [n] - See also: camelia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Camelias

camel through the eye of a needle
camel toe
camel toes
camelback
camelbacked
camelbacks
cameleer
cameleers
cameleon
cameleons
cameleopard
cameleopards
camelhair
camelhairs
camelia
camelias (current term)
camelid
camelids
camelina
cameline
camelines
camelish
camellia
camellias
camellike
cameloid
cameloid anaemia
cameloid cell
cameloids
camelopard

Literary usage of Camelias

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1. A Guide to the Best Fiction in English by William Winter, George Saintsbury, Ernest Albert Baker (1918)
""LA DAME AUX camelias." The comedian William Warren sometimes told a story of an old farmer in New England whose wife had been for many years an invalid, ..."

2. Dramatic Essays by John Forster, George Henry Lewes, Robert William Lowe, William Archer (1896)
"LA DAME AUX camelias. April2, 1853. You may have observed that at the great dramatic periods of Christmas and Easter, when every theatre puts forth its ..."

3. The British Quarterly Review by Robert Vaughan, Henry Allon (1869)
"... ignoring ' Adam Bede' and ' John Halifax,' should select ' La Dame aux camelias,' and mourn over the sad deterioration of English morals. ..."

4. Purple Tints of Paris: Character and Manners in the New Empire by Bayle St. John (1854)
"... Romancers at Bay—The Dame aux camelias—Immorality French Literature, past and present—Incidents in Novels Historical Romances—Alexandre Dumas—Types of ..."

5. Dixie After the War: An Exposition of Social Conditions Existing in the by Myrta Lockett Avary (1906)
"... CHAPTER XXIV SECRET SOCIETIES LOYAL LEAGUE, WHITE camelias, WHITE BROTHERHOOD, PALE FACES, Ku KLUX PARENT of all was the Union or Loyal League, ..."

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