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Wilhelmina

[wil-uh-mee-nuh, wil-hel-; Dutch vil-hel-mee-nah]
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noun
  1. Mount, former name of Trikora.
  2. a female given name: derived from William.

Wilhelmina I

noun
  1. Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria of Orange-Nassau, 1880–1962, queen of the Netherlands 1890–1948 (mother of Juliana).
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  • The way he looked at it was that he had been all wrong about Wilhelmina Bennett.

    The Girl on the Boat

    Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

  • Wilhelmina sighed deeply as she dropped on the step beside the three.

    Mary's Rainbow

    Mary Edward Feehan

  • At the end of a half hour, Wilhelmina again went to the window.

    Mary's Rainbow

    Mary Edward Feehan

  • "And I want them to see what dear little sisters Mary has," laughed Wilhelmina.

    Mary's Rainbow

    Mary Edward Feehan

  • There he met and married his first wife, Wilhelmina (or Minna) Planer.


British Dictionary definitions for wilhelmina

Wilhelmina I

noun
  1. 1880–1962, queen of the Netherlands from 1890 until her abdication (1948) in favour of her daughter Juliana
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