Charmian

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English: from the Late Greek name Kharmion (a diminutive of kharma delight). The name was used by Shakespeare in Antonj and Cleopatra for one of the attendants of the Egyptian queen; he took it from Sir Thomas North's translation of Plutarch's Parallel Lives.

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