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cedilla


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cedilla  \Ce*dil"la\,  n.  [Sp.  cedilla,  cf  F.  c['e]dille;  dim.  of 
  zeta,  the  Gr  name  of  the  letter  z,  because  this  letter  was 
  formerly  written  after  the  c,  to  give  it  the  sound  of  s.] 
  A  mark  placed  under  the  letter  c  [thus,  [,c]],  to  show  that 
  it  is  to  be  sounded  like  s,  as  in  fa[,c]ade. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cedilla 
  n  :  a  diacritical  mark  (,)  placed  below  the  letter  c  to  indicate 
  that  it  is  pronounced  as  an  s 




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