What does the word cholera mean?

Usage examples for cholera

  1. She heard neither voices nor footsteps, and wondered if everybody had got well of the cholera and all the trouble was over. – The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  2. They came to America, and in Mexico the cholera ended her beautiful life at the age of forty- nine. – The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2 by Rupert Hughes
  3. Well, we may not so much as speak about it just now- the cholera, the doctors, the policeman, the prison! – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas