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Edward

[ ed-werd ]
/ ˈɛd wərd /
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noun

Prince of Wales and Duke of Cornwall "The Black Prince", 1330–76, English military leader (son of Edward III).
Lake, a lake in central Africa, between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a source of the Nile. 830 sq. mi. (2,150 sq. km).
a male given name: from Old English words meaning “rich, happy” and “guardian.”

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British Dictionary definitions for Edward (1 of 2)

Edward1
/ (ˈɛdwəd) /

noun

Lake Edward a lake in central Africa, between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre) in the Great Rift Valley: empties through the Semliki River into Lake Albert. Area: about 2150 sq km (830 sq miles)Former official name: Lake Amin

British Dictionary definitions for Edward (2 of 2)

Edward2
/ (ˈɛdwəd) /

noun

known as the Black Prince. 1330–76, Prince of Wales, the son of Edward III of England. He won victories over the French at Crécy (1346) and Poitiers (1356) in the Hundred Years' War
Prince. born 1964, Earl of Wessex, third son of Elizabeth II of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In 1999 he married Sophie Rhys-Jones (born 1965); their daughter Louise was born in 2003 and their son James in 2007
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