Catherine


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Catherine

(ˈkæθrɪn)
n
(Biography) Saint. died 307 ad, legendary Christian martyr of Alexandria, who was tortured on a spiked wheel and beheaded

Cath•er•ine

(ˈkæθ ər ɪn, ˈkæθ rɪn)
n.
1. Catherine I, (Marfa Skavronskaya) 1684?–1727, Lithuanian wife of Peter the Great: empress of Russia 1725–27.
2. Catherine II, (Sophia Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst) ( “Catherine the Great” ) 1729–96, empress of Russia 1762–96.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Catherine - first wife of Henry VIIICatherine - first wife of Henry VIII; Henry VIII's divorce from her was the initial step of the Reformation in England (1485-1536)
2.Catherine - empress of Russia who greatly increased the territory of the empire (1729-1796)
Translations
Kateřina
Katharina
Katariina
Katalin
Catharijne
Katarina
Katarzyna
Katarína
Katarina

Catherine

[ˈkæθərɪn]
A. NCatalina
B. CPD Catherine wheel N (= firework) → girándula f

Catherine

nKatharina f
References in classic literature ?
Death cannonized for us one saint, Ever less human than divine, And still we lay, with tender plaint, Relics in this household shrine-- The silver bell, so seldom rung, The little cap which last she wore, The fair, dead Catherine that hung By angels borne above her door.
It is as I told you in my other letter: both my poor sister and her husband, when they found they could not recover, expressed the wish that you should have their little Catherine - as knowing that you would presently be retired from the army - rather than that she should remain with me, who am broken in health, or go to your mother in California, whose health is also frail.
The name makes me think of poor Isabella; for she was very near being christened Catherine after her grandmama.
Agnes and Catherine Johnstone were invited to take tea with some friends at Lowton last Thursday, and I gave them leave to put on clean tuckers for the occasion.
This writing, however, was nothing but a name repeated in all kinds of characters, large and small - CATHERINE EARNSHAW, here and there varied to CATHERINE HEATHCLIFF, and then again to CATHERINE LINTON.
Catherine de Medicis had a mourning-bed made for her of black velvet powdered with crescents and suns.
She is the Czarina Catherine, and she sail from Doolittle's Wharf for Varna, and thence to other ports and up the Danube.
put to Catherine de Medicis, after the massacre of Saint Bartholomew, `How have I played my little part?
Catherine Sforza, a daughter of Galeazzo Sforza and Lucrezia Landriani, born 1463, died 1509.
Mary had heard herself mentioned to Miss Bingley as the most accomplished girl in the neighbourhood; and Catherine and Lydia had been fortunate enough never to be without partners, which was all that they had yet learnt to care for at a ball.
There was once a man called Frederick: he had a wife whose name was Catherine, and they had not long been married.
No one who had ever seen Catherine Morland in her infancy would have supposed her born to be an heroine.