[ too-der, tyoo- ]

  1. Antony, 1909–87, English choreographer and dancer.

  2. David (Eugene), 1926–1996, U.S. pianist and composer.

  1. Mary. Mary I.

  2. a member of the royal family that ruled in England from 1485 to 1603.

  1. pertaining or belonging to the English royal house of Tudor.

  2. of, relating to, or characteristic of the periods of the reigns of the Tudor sovereigns: Tudor architecture.

Other words from Tudor

  • pre-Tudor, adjective

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/ (ˈtjuːdə) /

  1. an English royal house descended from a Welsh squire, Owen Tudor (died 1461), and ruling from 1485 to 1603. Monarchs of the Tudor line were Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I

  1. denoting a style of architecture of the late perpendicular period and characterized by half-timbered houses

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