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Anne

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noun

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

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Anne
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noun

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
Queen. 1665–1714, queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1702–14), daughter of James II, and the last of the Stuart monarchs
Saint. (in Christian tradition) the mother of the Virgin Mary. Feast day: July 26 or 25
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