Corona

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See also: corona, coroná, and coronà

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Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Corona f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Orthalicidae – certain pulmonate land snails endemic to South America.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Liliaceae – now included in Fritillaria.

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Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Corona

  1. A city in Riverside County, California, United States.
    • 2019 October 28, Hayley Peterson, “LuLaRoe plans to lay off 167 warehouse workers amid legal battle”, in Business Insider[1]:
      LuLaRoe is laying off 167 employees at a warehouse in Corona, California, on December 20, according to a company filing. [] LuLaRoe confirmed the closing to Business Insider and said it will maintain separate offices in Corona that serve as its headquarters.
  2. A village in New Mexico, United States.
    • 2020 April 19, Bill Moor, “Sports legends and current thoughts”, in South Bend Tribune[2]:
      We passed through the little town of Corona, New Mexico. It didn’t look any different than in previous years but I had to wonder if its name had caused it any repercussions. I could have stopped and filled up the car there but … ¶ Next year, I promise.
  3. A town in South Dakota, United States.
    • 2018 December 27, Mason Dockter, “A South Dakota man reflects on getting his Iowa license”, in Sioux City Journal[3]:
      But it came to pass that I admitted to a certain someone that I reside on the west side of Sioux City, not with my parents in Corona, South Dakota. I was told to get an Iowa license post haste.
  4. A surname of Spanish origin.
    • 2018 November 20, “‘Sales are going to be high’: West Wendover approves the sale of recreational marijuana”, in The Salt Lake Tribune[4]:
      “I’m sure their sales are going to be high,” Mayor Daniel Corona told FOX 13 after the vote, adding: “Pun not intended.” ¶ Corona has argued that recreational marijuana would benefit the community, bringing with it 38 jobs and more visitors.
  5. A female given name.
    • 2011, M. R. Tighe, Judgment on Tartarus, Tucson, AZ: Wheatmark, →ISBN, page 3:
      “Scott—Corona Scott.” She stretched to shake his hand across the narrow aisle. “But my friends call me Rona—Corona sounds a bit uppish, so I've been told.” ¶ “Gordon C. McCormick—Gordy,” he introduced himself, giving her another grin.
  6. A male given name.
    • 2020 April 24, “Tom Hanks pens heartfelt letter to bullied Australian boy named Corona”, in The Guardian[5]:
      Tom Hanks has sent a letter and a Corona brand typewriter to an Australian boy who wrote to him about being bullied about his name, Corona. ¶ Corona De Vries, an eight-year-old from the Gold Coast in Queensland, wrote to the Hollywood star after the actor and his wife, Rita Wilson, spent more than two weeks in quarantine after testing pos]]itive for Covid-19.

Noun[edit]

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Corona (countable and uncountable, plural Coronas)

  1. A pale lager beer produced by Mexican brewery Cervecería Modelo, commonly served with a wedge of lime or lemon in the neck of the bottle.
    • 2001, Paul Laska, “Hanging Up for Good”, in Four Years, Xlibris, →ISBN, page 255:
      Mom was concerned because I was upset but I wanted to be alone. I went to the kitchen to grab a Corona and a lime and went up to my room. [] The Corona was finished fast so I went down stairs to grab another one. Mom saw me grab another but she didn't say anything.
    • 2011 August 5, Melissa Bell, “‘Leisure Dive,’ the latest in online photography pranks”, in The Washington Post[6]:
      Intimidated by Scott’s swan dives, Lewis chose to underwhelm the poolside panel with a different approach. He grabbed a Corona, jumped horizontally over the pool, crooked his elbow and looked as nonchalantly as one can when flying out over the water.
    • 2012, Daniel Bonnell, “Corona Landscapes”, in Shadow Lessons: The Unexpected Journey of an Inner City Art Teacher, Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock, →ISBN, page 17:
      Being stressed that first six months of learning to teach, I would often stop half way and have a Corona at a gas station. It was my reward for making it through another day. It took the anxiety off my nerves just long enough to refocus the balance of the day.
  1. Alternative letter-case form of corona (a coronavirus, especially SARS-CoV-2)
  2. Alternative letter-case form of corona (a coronavirus disease, especially COVID-19)

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Corona f (genitive Corona, plural Coronen)

  1. (colloquial, uncountable) corona (coronavirus disease, especially COVID-19)
    Wie schützt man sich vor Corona?
    How to protect yourself from corona?
  2. Obsolete spelling of Korona which was deprecated in 1902 following the Second Orthographic Conference of 1901.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From corona

Proper noun[edit]

Corona f

  1. A surname​.

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Corona, from corona.

Proper noun[edit]

Corona

  1. A surname​, most associated with impeached and deceased Chief Justice Renato Corona

Statistics[edit]

According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Corona is the 2,093rd most common surname in the Philippines, occurring in 5,542 individuals.