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Gender: F Origin of Cathay: Anglicized version of Italian Catai; place name

A perfect example of what a difference a single letter can make. Add an 'a' to the ho-hum CATHY and you have the exotic old name for China, often used by such poets as Edna St. Vincent Millay and Ezra Pound.

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