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Isabella

[iz-uh-bel-uh] /ˌɪz əˈbɛl ə/
noun
1.
(Isabella, or the Pot of Basil),a narrative poem (1820) by John Keats.

Isabella I

noun
1.
("the Catholic") 1451–1504, wife of Ferdinand V: queen of Castile 1474–1504; joint ruler of Aragon 1479–1504.
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  • The bearer of this gift is entitled to claim any boon from Isabella.

    Gomez Arias Joaqun Telesforo de Trueba y Coso
  • Oh, Isabella, I had five sons; all—all deserving of the name they bore.

    Gomez Arias Joaqun Telesforo de Trueba y Coso
  • There he inveigled Isabella into equipping an expedition for him to discover America.

  • History accuses Isabella of having established the Inquisition in Spain.

  • It was impossible that Isabella could long resist these continuous remonstrances.

British Dictionary definitions for Isabella

Isabella1

/ˌɪzəˈbɛlə/
noun
1.
  1. a greyish-yellow colour
  2. Also Isabelline (ˌɪzəˈbɛliːn). (as adjective): an Isabella mohair coat
Word Origin
C17: from the name Isabella; original reference uncertain

Isabella2

/ˌɪzəˈbɛlə/
noun
1.
original name Elizabeth Farnese. 1692–1766, second wife (1714–46) of Philip V of Spain and mother of Charles III of Spain

Isabella I

noun
1.
known as Isabella the Catholic. 1451–1504, queen of Castile (1474–1504) and, with her husband, Ferdinand V, joint ruler of Castile and Aragon (1479–1504)
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