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Wil·liam 1

 (wĭl′yəm) Born 1982.
British prince and elder son of Charles, Prince of Wales.

Wil·liam 2

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1. (Biography) known as William the Lion. ?1143–1214, king of Scotland (1165–1214)
2. (Biography) Prince. born 1982, Duke of Cambridge, first son of Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales. In 2011 he married Kate Middleton (born 1982); their son, Prince George, was born in 2013
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(ˈwɪl yəm)
1. William I,
a. ( “the Conqueror” ) 1027–87, duke of Normandy 1035–87; king of England 1066–87.
b. (William I of Orange) ( “the Silent” ) 1533–84, Dutch leader born in Germany: 1st stadholder of the Netherlands 1578–84.
c. (Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig) 1797–1888, king of Prussia 1861–88; emperor of Germany 1871–88.
2. William II,
a. (William Rufus) ( “the Red” ) 1056?–1100, king of England 1087–1100 (son of William I, duke of Normandy).
b. (Frederick Wilhelm Viktor Albert) 1859–1941, king of Prussia and emperor of Germany 1888–1918.
3. William III, (William III of Orange) 1650–1702, stadholder of the Netherlands 1672–1702; king of England 1689–1702, joint ruler with his wife, Mary II.
4. William IV, 1765–1837, king of Great Britain and Ireland 1830–37 (brother of George IV).
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[ˈwɪljəm] NGuillermo
William the ConquerorGuillermo el Conquistador
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They were the family of William, one of our club waiters who had been disappointing me grievously of late.
I had to repeat my order "Devilled kidney," and instead of answering brightly, "Yes, sir," as if my selection of devilled kidney was a personal gratification to him, which is the manner one expects of a waiter, he gazed eagerly out at the window, and then, starting, asked, "Did you say devilled kidney, sir?" A few minutes afterward I became aware that someone was leaning over the back of my chair, and you may conceive my indignation on discovering that this rude person was William. Let me tell, in the measured words of one describing a past incident, what next took place.
"Well, well!" said Sir William Howe, recovering his composure--"it is the prelude to some masquerading antic.
The eyes of Sir William Howe and his guests being directed to the staircase, there appeared, on the uppermost landing-place that was discernible from the bottom, several personages descending towards the door.
Fanny, William must not forget my shawl if he goes to the East Indies; and I shall give him a commission for anything else that is worth having.
So far as William was concerned, this appearance of ease was assumed.
"Thirty years ago Ramon Gallegos, William Shaw, George W.
The real name of the friend was William Dane, and he, too, was regarded as a shining instance of youthful piety, though somewhat given to over-severity towards weaker brethren, and to be so dazzled by his own light as to hold himself wiser than his teachers.
On the highest, rear seat was James Williams, of Cloverdale, Missouri, and his Bride.
Now, as luck would have it, there sat next above Tom on that day, in the middle bench of the form, a big boy, by name Williams, generally supposed to be the cock of the shell, therefore of all the school below the fifths.
"ROGER WILLIAMS," said Grandfather, "did not keep possession of the chair a great while.
Wash Williams, the telegraph operator of Wines- burg, was the ugliest thing in town.