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ɪˈlɪz ə bəθEl·iz·a·beth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Elizabeth, Elizabeth II(noun)

    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 I(noun)

    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. Elizabeth(prop. n.)

    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. Elizabeth(prop. n.)

    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. Elizabeth(ProperNoun)

    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. Elizabeth(ProperNoun)

    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. Elizabeth(ProperNoun)

    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. Elizabeth(ProperNoun)

    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. Elizabeth(ProperNoun)

    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. Elizabeth(ProperNoun)

    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).

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce Elizabeth?

  1. Alex
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    Karen
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How to say Elizabeth in sign language?

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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. Christina Reynolds:

    What I think was a net positive overall is that Americans got introduced to these women and got to see the depth of the women leaders in this country, we get to see Nancy Pelosi, sometimes we get to see a Sen. Elizabeth Warren or a Sen. Harris, but we don't always know how many women there are doing this great work. ... The idea that Americans get to see that a little more is a really great thing.

  2. Bernie Sanders over a report:

    We have over 500 people on our campaign. People do certain things. I'm sure that on Elizabeth's campaign people do certain things as well, but you've heard me for months, I have never said a negative word about Elizabeth Warren, who is a friend of mine. We have differences on issues. That's what a campaign is about.

  3. Geert Wilders:

    We’ve got a lot of new friends – the pope, Queen Elizabeth, Putin. I’ve got to laugh about that.

  4. Phil Orlando:

    As an investor, I look at this and say the market's nightmare scenario is that Bernie or Elizabeth Warren wins the election, that's not our base case ... but it's a concern.

  5. Richard McDaniel:

    I would never intentionally engage in any behavior inconsistent with Elizabeth Warren campaign or my own values, if others feel that I have, I understand it is important to listen even when you disagree.

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