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Anne

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noun
  1. 1665–1714, queen of England 1702–14 (daughter of James II of England).
  2. a female given name, form of Anna.
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Anne

noun
  1. Princess, the Princess Royal. born 1950, daughter of Elizabeth II of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; a noted horsewoman and president of the Save the Children Fund
  2. Queen. 1665–1714, queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1702–14), daughter of James II, and the last of the Stuart monarchs
  3. Saint. (in Christian tradition) the mother of the Virgin Mary. Feast day: July 26 or 25
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Anne

alternative form of the fem. proper name Anna (q.v.). In Christian tradition, the name of the mother of the Virgin Mary.

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