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Elizabeth

[ ih-liz-uh-buhth ]
/ ɪˈlɪz ə bəθ /
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noun

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British Dictionary definitions for Elizabeth (1 of 2)

Elizabeth1
/ (ɪˈlɪzəbəθ) /

noun

a city in NE New Jersey, on Newark Bay. Pop: 123 215 (2003 est)
a town in SE South Australia, part of Adelaide. Pop: 26 428 (2006)

British Dictionary definitions for Elizabeth (2 of 2)

Elizabeth2
/ (ɪˈlɪzəbəθ) /

noun

Saint Elizabeth or Saint Elisabeth New Testament the wife of Zacharias, mother of John the Baptist, and kinswoman of the Virgin Mary. Feast day: Nov 5 or 8
pen name Carmen Sylva. 1843–1916, queen of Romania (1881–1914) and author
Russian name Yelizaveta Petrovna. 1709–62, empress of Russia (1741–62); daughter of Peter the Great
title the Queen Mother; original name Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. 1900–2002, queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1936–52) as the wife of George VI; mother of Elizabeth II
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