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dʒɔrdʒ; ˈʃtɛ fɑn ˈɑn toʊnGeorge

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. George, Saint George, St. Georgenoun

    Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)

  2. George, George VInoun

    King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1936 to 1947; he succeeded Edward VIII (1895-1952)

  3. George, George Vnoun

    King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1910 to 1936; gave up his German title in 1917 during World War I (1865-1936)

  4. George, George IVnoun

    King of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 1820 to 1830; his attempt to divorce his estranged wife undermined the prestige of the Crown (1762-1830)

  5. George, George IIInoun

    King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820; the American colonies were lost during his reign; he became insane in 1811 and his son (later George IV) acted as regent until 1820 (1738-1820)

  6. George, George IInoun

    King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683-1760)

  7. George, George Inoun

    Elector of Hanover and the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1727 (1660-1727)


  1. Georgenoun

    or Georgia; also used in the conjoined name George Ann(e).

  2. Georgenoun

    A coin bearing King George's profile.

    Take the Georges, Pew, and don’t stand here squalling.

  3. Georgenoun

    A jewelled figure of St George slaying the dragon, worn by Knights of the Garter.

    the King appears to be wearing a George containing the motto inside the gems, as it is in the jewel at Windsor.

  4. Georgenoun

    A male given name from Ancient Greek

    Our ancient word of courage faire saint George | Inspire vs with the spleene of fierie Dragons,

  5. Georgenoun

    An English and Welsh patronymic surname.

  6. Georgenoun

    A French patronymic surname.

  7. Georgenoun

    A German patronymic surname, a variant of Georg.

  8. Georgenoun

    An Irish patronymic surname, an anglicization of Seoirse.

  9. Georgenoun

    A diminutive of the female given names Georgina or Georgia; also used in the conjoined name George Ann.

    'No,' she said, 'I'm not Georgina.' 'Oh!' said Anne, in surprise. 'Then who are you?' 'I'm George,' said the girl. 'I shall only answer if you call me George. I hate being a girl.'

  10. Georgenoun

    The autopilot of an aircraft.

    "'George' rides in the back, aft of the baggage compartment," said Aviation Sales Manager, John Brophy, with a smile as he climbed out. I switched on the autopilot and turned the turn knob to the left to get the turn-bank indicator to show a one-needle turn. Instantly, George rolled the Cessna into a smooth 10° bank to the left.

  11. Georgenoun

    A town in Western Cape, South Africa; named for George III of the United Kingdom.

  12. Georgenoun

    A locale in the United States. A city in Iowa; named for the son of a railroad official. A city in Washington; named for George Washington, 1st President of the United States. A ghost town in Missouri; named for postmaster Stephen H. George.

  13. Etymology: Name of an early saint, from Georgius, from Γεώργιος, from γεωργός.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Georgenoun

    a figure of St. George (the patron saint of England) on horseback, appended to the collar of the Order of the Garter. See Garter

  2. Georgenoun

    a kind of brown loaf

  3. Etymology: [F. George, or Georges, a proper name, fr. Gr. gewrgo`s husbandman, laborer; ge`a, gh^, the earth + 'e`rgein to work; akin to E. work. See Work.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. George

    jorj, n. a jewelled figure of St George slaying the dragon, worn by Knights of the Garter.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. George

    An inn sign in honour of the patron saint of England. After the Hanoverian Succession, by which time pictorial signs had for the most part disappeared, and the name alone stood for a sign, the omission of the “St” made the sign complimentary to the reigning monarch. Reading of the execution of Charles I., we are told that the ill-fated King handed his “George” to Juxon, the Archbishop of Canterbury, who attended him on the scaffold. This was the badge of the Order of the Garter, representing St George on horseback piercing the fallen dragon with his lance.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'George' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #889

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'George' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1269

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of George in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of George in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of George in a Sentence

  1. Emeasoba George:

    You are the only one who can discover and fulfill your God-given destiny. Yes! because your destiny is as unique as you are (mark you). ~Emeasoba George

  2. Portland Police Chief Chris Davis:

    The encounter with George Floyd that resulted in his death spurred a critical mass across the country demanding police reform and accountability, all community members should be treated with fairness, equity, dignity and professionalism no matter their race.

  3. Jeff Melvoin, Northern Exposure, Bolt from the Blue, 1994:

    George Washington had a vision for this country. Was it three days of uninterrupted shopping?

  4. Joyce Beatty:

    We came out there to support them and be with them, it was just something in my heart thinking about George Floyd, thinking about all of the injustices, that I needed to be out there, thinking I was protecting them and it probably was not safe.

  5. Martin Slumbers:

    Our end goal remains to stage a fantastic Open at Royal St. George’s and give our fans and players something to be genuinely thrilled about this summer.

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