Dulcinea Name Meaning & Origin
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Claudine and Dulcinea are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
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Dulci, Nea, Dulce, Cina, CiCi, Dulcie
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Dulcinea is of Spanish origin and means 'Sweet'.
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Dulcinea is the main character and love interest of Don Quixote in the classic novel, 'The Ingenius Hidalgo Don Quixote De La Mancha' by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
Also a main character in the 1965 Tony award winning musical "Man of LaMancha" based on Cervantes' novel. Lyrics by Joe Darion and music by Mitch Leigh. There is also a 1972 film adaptation of the musical in which Sophia Loren plays the role of Aldonza/Dulcinea.
In the book Rose in Bloom by L. M. Alcott, Rose names her adopted orphan "Dulcinea" after the character in Don Quixote