Definition of Corse

1. Noun. An island in the Mediterranean; with adjacent islets it constitutes a region of France.

Exact synonyms: Corsica
Generic synonyms: Island
Group relationships: Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea
Derivative terms: Corsican

2. Noun. A region of France on the island of Corsica; birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte.
Exact synonyms: Corsica
Geographical relationships: Armata Corsa, Corsican Army
Group relationships: France, French Republic
Generic synonyms: French Region
Derivative terms: Corsican

Definition of Corse

1. n. A living body or its bulk.

Definition of Corse

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An uncommon dot=) originating in Europe, specifically the United Kingdom and Scandinavia. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A (living) body. ¹

3. Noun. (archaic) A dead body, a corpse. ¹

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Definition of Corse

1. a corpse [n -S] - See also: corpse

Corse Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corse

Corpus Christi
Correra's line
Corrigan's pulse
Corrigan's sign
Corsac fox
Corsac foxes
Corsican Army
Cortaderia richardii
Cortaderia selloana
Corti's arch
Corti's auditory teeth
Corti's canal
Corti's cells

Literary usage of Corse

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"Yet first the Trojans gain'da little space And drove them in a panic from the corse ; But, though on war intent, yet more intent 330 To wip '' it prize, ..."

2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1920)
"In memory of Azariah corse, who Died March 5th 1835. Aged 76 years. ... Maria, daughter of Azariah Jun. and Betsey corse, died August 26th AD 1819. aged 1 ..."

3. The Old Merchants of New York City by Joseph Alfred Scoville (1863)
"In 1840 Thome & corse took in a Mr. Watson, who had purchased the interest cf Lapham, and the firm was changed to corse, ..."

4. The Diary of James K. Polk During His Presidency, 1845 to 1849 by James Knox Polk, Milo Milton Quaife (1910)
"be married in two or three days to Miss corse* of that City. He was married on tuesday, the 29th of June, & had come on to Washington with his wife to spend ..."

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