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darling

  

      n  
1    a person very much loved: often used as a term of address  
2    a favourite  
the teacher's darling     
      adj   prenominal  
3    beloved  
4    much admired; pleasing  
a darling hat     
     (Old English deorling; see dear, -ling1)  


Darling  
      n   Grace. 1815--42, English national heroine, famous for her rescue (1838) of some shipwrecked sailors with her father, a lighthouse keeper  
Darling Downs  
      pl n   a plateau in NE Australia, in SE Queensland: a vast agricultural and stock-raising area  
Darling Range  
      n   a ridge in SW Western Australia, parallel to the coast. Highest point: about 582 m (1669 ft.)  
Darling River  
      n   a river in SE Australia, rising in the Eastern Highlands and flowing southwest to the Murray River. Length: 2740 km (1702 miles)  
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Darling  
      n   Grace. 1815--42, English national heroine, famous for her rescue (1838) of some shipwrecked sailors with her father, a lighthouse keeper  


darling  
      n  
1    a person very much loved: often used as a term of address  
2    a favourite  
the teacher's darling     
      adj   prenominal  
3    beloved  
4    much admired; pleasing  
a darling hat     
     (Old English deorling; see dear, -ling1)  
Darling Downs  
      pl n   a plateau in NE Australia, in SE Queensland: a vast agricultural and stock-raising area  
Darling Range  
      n   a ridge in SW Western Australia, parallel to the coast. Highest point: about 582 m (1669 ft.)  
Darling River  
      n   a river in SE Australia, rising in the Eastern Highlands and flowing southwest to the Murray River. Length: 2740 km (1702 miles)  

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darling

  

      n  
1    beloved, dear, dearest, love, sweetheart, truelove  
2    apple of one's eye, blue-eyed boy, fair-haired boy     (U.S.)   favourite, pet, spoilt child  
      adj  
3    adored, beloved, cherished, dear, precious, treasured  
4    adorable, attractive, captivating, charming, cute, enchanting, lovely, sweet  

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