[ed-wawr-dee-uh n, -wahr-]
- a person who lived during the reign of Edward VII.
Origin of Edwardian
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Examples from the Web for edwardian
At the center of allegations about a political cover-up is a nondescript Edwardian terraced house in West London.Alleged U.K. Parliamentary Pedophile Ring Hushed Up for Decades
July 8, 2014
Who rules East Europe,” says Kaplan (quoting the words of an Edwardian theorist), “rules the world.The End of American Dominance in Robert Kaplan’s ‘The Revenge of Geography’
September 14, 2012
One can put that down to Edwardian reticence if one pleases.Alan Turing’s Brother: He Should Be Alive Today
John Ferrier Turing
June 23, 2012
As Macmillan realized he had been betrayed, his whole belief system, based on Edwardian values and social discretion, collapsed.Weinergate: Sex, Lies and a Classic Scandal
June 9, 2011
We lived at the time in London, in the winding garret apartment of a red-brick Edwardian block in Mayfair.I Sat on Elizabeth Taylor's Knee
March 24, 2011
The Edwardian castles of Caernarvon and Beaumaris belong to this type of fortress.English Villages
P. H. Ditchfield
You mean—go back to the Edwardian youthfulness she had abandoned?
And now, in her secret vexation, she was moved to speak of the once famous Edwardian.
The compliment was the greater because the Edwardian had not encouraged him.
A third minor variety of the Edwardian stamps must be recorded.Peeps at Postage Stamps
Stanley Currie Johnson
- denoting, relating to, or having the style of life, architecture, dress, etc, current in Britain during the reign of Edward VII
- a person who lived during the reign of Edward VII
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Word Origin and History for edwardian
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