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  1. An English patronymic surname from the given name Colin, pet form of Coll (Nicholas).
    • 2011 Colin Diyen, Ring Road Safari, African Books Collective, →ISBN, page 5:
      "But your own name too sounds funny," Tampio said. "Your names are repeated. Only you have spelt one wrongly. How could you call yourself Colin Collins? Here in Cameroon, we only know about Collins."
  2. An Irish surname, anglicized from the Gaelic Ó Coileáin.
  3. A small city in Tattnall County, Georgia, USA.
  4. An unincorporated community in Whitley County, Indiana, USA.
  5. A small city in Story County, Iowa, USA.
  6. A city in and the county seat of Covington County, Mississippi, USA.
  7. A village in St. Clair County, Missouri, USA.
  8. A town in Erie County, New York, USA.
  9. A CDP in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA.

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Collins (plural Collinses)

  1. Any of various alcoholic drinks made with lemon juice, sugar, and carbonated water.
    • 1966, Nicholas Samstag, Come and see my shining palace, page 268:
      He ordered a schpritzer for himself (it was a hot summer day) and after she'd finished her Collins, he asked if she wanted to order.