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Marcelliʹna

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The daughter of Rocco, jailor of the state prison of Seville. She falls in love with Fideʹlio, her father’s servant, who turns out to be Leonora, the wife of the state prisoner Fernando Florestan. (Beethoven: Fidelio.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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