Catherine

or Cath·er·yn

[ kath-er-in, kath-rin ]
/ ˈkæθ ər ɪn, ˈkæθ rɪn /

noun

a female given name.

Definition for catherine (2 of 4)

Catherine I


noun

Marfa Skavronskaya, 1684?–1727, Lithuanian wife of Peter the Great: empress of Russia 1725–27.

Definition for catherine (3 of 4)

Catherine II


noun

Sophia Augusta of Anhalt-ZerbstCatherine the Great, 1729–96, empress of Russia 1762–96.

Definition for catherine (4 of 4)

Greenaway

[ green-uh-wey ]
/ ˈgrin əˌweɪ /

noun

KateCatherine, 1846–1901, English painter and author and illustrator of children's books.
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British Dictionary definitions for catherine (1 of 4)

Catherine

/ (ˈkæθrɪn) /

noun

Saint. died 307 ad, legendary Christian martyr of Alexandria, who was tortured on a spiked wheel and beheaded

British Dictionary definitions for catherine (2 of 4)

Catherine I


noun

?1684–1727, second wife of Peter the Great, whom she succeeded as empress of Russia (1725–27)

British Dictionary definitions for catherine (3 of 4)

Catherine II


noun

known as Catherine the Great. 1729–96, empress of Russia (1762–96), during whose reign Russia extended her boundaries at the expense of Turkey, Sweden, and Poland: she was a patron of literature and the arts

British Dictionary definitions for catherine (4 of 4)

Greenaway

/ (ˈɡriːnəˌweɪ) /

noun

Kate. 1846–1901, English painter, noted as an illustrator of children's books
Peter. born 1942, British film director; noted for such cerebral films as The Draughtsman's Contract (1982), Prospero's Books (1990), and Eight and a Half Women (1999)
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