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Edwardian

[ ed-wawr-dee-uhn, -wahr- ]
/ ɛdˈwɔr di ən, -ˈwɑr- /
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adjective

of or relating to the reign of Edward VII.
reflecting the opulence or self-satisfaction characteristic of this reign.
noting or pertaining to the castle architecture of Edward I.

noun

a person who lived during the reign of Edward VII.

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Origin of Edwardian

1860–65; Edward (VII, I) + -ian

OTHER WORDS FROM Edwardian

Ed·ward·i·an·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Edwardian

Edwardian
/ (ɛdˈwɔːdɪən) /

adjective

denoting, relating to, or having the style of life, architecture, dress, etc, current in Britain during the reign of Edward VII

noun

a person who lived during the reign of Edward VII

Derived forms of Edwardian

Edwardianism, noun
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