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ɪˈlɪz ə bəθEliz·a·beth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Elizabeth, Elizabeth IInoun

    daughter of George VI who became the Queen of England and Northern Ireland in 1952 on the death of her father (1926-)

    "Elizabeth II is the head of state in Great Britain"

  2. Elizabeth, Elizabeth Inoun

    Queen of England from 1558 to 1603; daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn; she succeeded Mary I (who was a Catholic) and restored Protestantism to England; during her reign Mary Queen of Scots was executed and the Spanish Armada was defeated; her reign was marked by prosperity and literary genius (1533-1603)

GCIDE

  1. Elizabethnoun

    Saint Elizabeth of Hungary; Born at Presburg, Hungary 1207, died died at Marburg, Germany, Nov. 19, 1231. She was a Hungarian princess, daughter of Andrew II. of Hungary, and wife of Louis, landgrave of Thuringia, celebrated for her sanctity.

    Etymology: [a proper name from the Hebrew, probably meaning God of the oath or oath of God.]

  2. Elizabethnoun

    a city in Union County in northeastern New Jersy, pop. ca. 106,000. It lies between Newark to the north and Linden to the south, and has a large port, regulated by the Port of New York Authority. It also contains most of the runway area of the Newark International Airport.

    Etymology: [a proper name from the Hebrew, probably meaning God of the oath or oath of God.]

Wiktionary

  1. Elizabethnoun

    The mother of John the Baptist; Elisabeth in later versions of the Bible.

    Etymology: From the Ἐλισάβετ, a transliteration of the Old Testament אלישבע. See El

  2. Elizabethnoun

    A female given name from Hebrew, popular since the 16th century.

    Most happy letters! framed by skilful trade, / With which that happy name was first designed, - - - / Ye three Elizabeths! for ever live, / That three such graces did unto me give.

    Etymology: From the Ancient Greek Ἐλισάβετ ( Elisábet ) , a transliteration of the Old Testament Biblical Hebrew אלישבע‎ ( Elisheva , " my God is an oath") . See El and שבועה‎.

  3. Elizabethnoun

    The mother of John the Baptist.

    In the daies of Eroude, kyng of Judee, ther was a prest, Sakarie bi name, of the sorte of Abia, and his wijf was of the douytris of Aaron, and hir name was Elizabeth.

    Etymology: From the Ancient Greek Ἐλισάβετ ( Elisábet ) , a transliteration of the Old Testament Biblical Hebrew אלישבע‎ ( Elisheva , " my God is an oath") . See El and שבועה‎.

  4. Elizabethnoun

    Elisheba, the wife of Aaron.

    Sotheli Aaron took a wijf, Elizabeth,the douytir of Amynadab, the sistr of Naason.

    Etymology: From the Ancient Greek Ἐλισάβετ ( Elisábet ) , a transliteration of the Old Testament Biblical Hebrew אלישבע‎ ( Elisheva , " my God is an oath") . See El and שבועה‎.

  5. Elizabethnoun

    A suburb of Adelaide, Australia; named for Elizabeth II.

    Etymology: From the Ancient Greek Ἐλισάβετ ( Elisábet ) , a transliteration of the Old Testament Biblical Hebrew אלישבע‎ ( Elisheva , " my God is an oath") . See El and שבועה‎.

  6. Elizabethnoun

    A locale in the United States. A city, the county seat of Union County, New Jersey; named for Elizabeth de Carteret, wife of George Carteret, one of two original Lords Proprietor of the Colony New Jersey. A city in Minnesota; named for early settler Elizabeth Niggler. A town in Colorado; named for a family member of John Evans, 2nd Governor of the Territory of Colorado. A town in Indiana; named for Elizabeth Lemmon Zenor, daughter-in-law of early landowner Jacob Zenor. A town in Louisiana. A town, the county seat of Wirt County, West Virginia; named for early settler Elizabeth Woodyard Beauchamp. A village in Illinois; said to be named for three early settlers all named Elizabeth. A borough of Pennsylvania; named for early settler Elizabeth Mackay Bayard. An unincorporated community in Arkansas. An unincorporated community in Georgia; named for Elizabeth Brown, daughter of Georgia senator Joseph E. Brown.

    Etymology: From the Ancient Greek Ἐλισάβετ ( Elisábet ) , a transliteration of the Old Testament Biblical Hebrew אלישבע‎ ( Elisheva , " my God is an oath") . See El and שבועה‎.

Freebase

  1. Elizabeth

    Elizabeth is a city in Union County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a total population of 124,969, retaining its ranking as New Jersey's fourth largest city. The population increased by 4,401 from the 120,568 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 10,566 from the 110,002 counted in the 1990 Census. It is the county seat of Union County. In 2008, Elizabeth was named one of "America's 50 Greenest Cities" by Popular Science magazine, the only city in New Jersey selected.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Elizabeth

    sister of Louis XVI.; was guillotined (1764-1794).

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Elizabeth' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2829

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Elizabeth' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3453

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Elizabeth in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Elizabeth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Elizabeth in a Sentence

  1. Robert Morley:

    Robert Morley sat with Wilfred Hyde White, watching the coronation parade of Queen Elizabeth. In an open carriage approached the very large Queen Salote of Tonga. Resplendent in a floral dress and ignoring the rain. "Who do you think that is beside queen Salote?" asked Wilfred, looking down at his program. Robert glanced at the diminutive Tonga ambassador in his top hat and tails and suggested, "her lunch perhaps".

  2. Bruce Mann:

    Oh, she'd be so proud. She loved Elizabeth dearly.

  3. Sara El-Amine:

    We are a group that really uniquely knows that electability is self-determining and that oftentimes it's the people with the boldest vision and the most unlikely candidacies early on who can really shift the field, elizabeth Warren really has the zest and the grit and the gumption and the audacity that we loved that President Barack Obama really embodied.

  4. Smithsonian Channel:

    He kind of used us to see what he would have to do to keep some of his Australian women -- and later the English women, how he could keep them in the United States. So more or less, he went along with it. He didn’t really like Elizabeth that much. Because Elizabeth would tell him to his face if she thought he was doing something wrong… I guess he was also hoping I would take an interest in someone else. But in the end, he went along with it because he needed to see how the immigration process worked.

  5. Alex Whipple:

    These items have been forensically tested and they do link Mr. Whipple to our missing child, Elizabeth, they also have evidence that link them to the residence that they were in and also links them together outside the home. UTAH POLICE HUNT FOR MISSING 5-YEAR-OLD GIRL; UNCLE NAMED MAIN SUSPECT Whipple was located around 3 p.m. on Saturday in a rural area that isabout a 15-minute drive from Logan, and was on foot when authorities found him with drug paraphernalia, according to Budge.The 21-year-old was booked into jail on an active warrant after he absconded from probation and during an interview with police made statementsthat authorities were.

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    pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    • A. obnoxious
    • B. cosmopolitan
    • C. handsome
    • D. witless

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