Elizabeth


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E·liz·a·beth 1

 (ĭ-lĭz′ə-bəth)
In the New Testament, the mother of John the Baptist and a kinswoman of Mary, mother of Jesus.

E·liz·a·beth 2

 (ĭ-lĭz′ə-bəth) 1843-1916.
Queen of Romania as the wife of Carol I (1839-1914). She wrote poetry under the pseudonym Carmen Sylva.

E·liz·a·beth 3

 (ĭ-lĭz′ə-bəth) 1900-2002.
Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1936-1952) as the wife of George VI.

E·liz·a·beth 4

 (ĭ-lĭz′ə-bəth)
A city of northeast New Jersey south of Newark. Settled as Elizabethtown in 1664, it was the capital of New Jersey until 1686 and is now an industrial center and suburb of New York City.

Elizabeth

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1. (Placename) a city in NE New Jersey, on Newark Bay. Pop: 123 215 (2003 est)
2. (Placename) a town in SE South Australia, part of Adelaide. Pop: 26 428 (2006)

Elizabeth

(ɪˈlɪzəbəθ)
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1. (Bible) Saint Elizabeth Saint Elisabeth New Testament the wife of Zacharias, mother of John the Baptist, and kinswoman of the Virgin Mary. Feast day: Nov 5 or 8
2. (Biography) pen name Carmen Sylva. 1843–1916, queen of Romania (1881–1914) and author
3. (Biography) Russian name Yelizaveta Petrovna. 1709–62, empress of Russia (1741–62); daughter of Peter the Great
4. (Biography) title the Queen Mother; original name Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. 1900–2002, queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1936–52) as the wife of George VI; mother of Elizabeth II

E•liz•a•beth

(ɪˈlɪz ə bəθ)
n.
1. (Elizaveta Petrovna) 1709–62, empress of Russia 1741–62 (daughter of Peter the Great).
2. (Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon) born 1900, queen consort of George VI of Great Britain (mother of Elizabeth II).
3. a city in NE New Jersey. 110,149.

E•liz•a•beth

(ɪˈlɪz ə bəθ)
n.
1. Elizabeth I, (Elizabeth Tudor) 1533–1603, queen of England 1558–1603 (daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn).
2. Elizabeth II, (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor) born 1926, queen of Great Britain since 1952 (daughter of George VI).
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Noun1.Elizabeth - daughter of George VI who became the Queen of England and Northern Ireland in 1952 on the death of her father (1926-)Elizabeth - daughter of George VI who became the Queen of England and Northern Ireland in 1952 on the death of her father (1926-); "Elizabeth II is the head of state in Great Britain"
House of Windsor, Windsor - the British royal family since 1917
2.Elizabeth - Queen of England from 1558 to 1603Elizabeth - Queen of England from 1558 to 1603; daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn; she succeeded Mary I (who was a Catholic) and restored Protestantism to England; during her reign Mary Queen of Scots was executed and the Spanish Armada was defeated; her reign was marked by prosperity and literary genius (1533-1603)
House of Tudor, Tudor - an English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor; Tudor monarchs ruled from Henry VII to Elizabeth I (from 1485 to 1603)
Translations
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References in classic literature ?
At the time of the death of Mr Ira Nutcombe, the only all-the-year-round inhabitants were the butcher, the grocer, the chemist, the other customary fauna of villages, and Miss Elizabeth Boyd, who rented the ramshackle farm known locally as Flack's and eked out a precarious livelihood by keeping bees.
At that time he was spending the remains of the money left him by his aunt, and Elizabeth had hardly settled down at Brookport and got her venture under way when she found herself obliged to provide for Nutty a combination of home and sanatorium.
Elizabeth did the cooking and Claude Nutcombe the housework.
One fresh and sunny morning, some months after this night, Elizabeth and I stood before the simple altar of a little country church, for the news had come to us that her husband was dead, and thus we were free to belong to each other before all the world.
The lover of beauty and the lover of God alike know these strange moments, but none know them with such a mighty satisfaction as a man and a woman who love as loved Elizabeth and I.
I think I shall never hear Elizabeth's voice again, never look into her eyes, never kiss her dear lips--but Elizabeth is still mine, and I am hers, as in that morning when we kissed in that little chancel amid the flickering light, and passed out into the sun and down the lanes, to our little home among the meadow-sweet.
Surely, sir,” cried the impatient Elizabeth, “those laws that condemn a man like the Leather-Stocking to so severe a punishment, for an offence that even I must think very venial, cannot be perfect in themselves.
Thou talkest of what thou dost not understand, Elizabeth,” returned her father.
Go to the prison—there are none in this pace to harm thee—give this note to the jailer, and, when thou seest Bumppo, say what thou wilt to the poor old man; give scope to the feeling of thy warm heart; but try to remember, Elizabeth, that the laws alone remove us from the condition of the savages; that he has been criminal, and that his judge was thy father.
Hurst and Miss Bingley had spent some hours of the morning with the invalid, who continued, though slowly, to mend; and in the evening Elizabeth joined their party in the drawing-room.
You have only proved by this," cried Elizabeth, "that Mr.
Darcy smiled; but Elizabeth thought she could perceive that he was rather offended, and therefore checked her laugh.