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Wilhelmina

[wil-uh-mee-nuh, wil-hel-; Dutch vil-hel-mee-nah] /ˌwɪl əˈmi nə, ˌwɪl hɛl-; Dutch ˌvɪl hɛlˈmi nɑ/
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.

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

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

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

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

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  • Praying that Wilhelmina might not suffer he planned an escape with a friend.

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British Dictionary definitions for Wilhelmina

Wilhelmina I

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