Elizabeth[ē liz′ə bət̸h, i-]
- a feminine name: dim. Bess, Bessie, Beth, Betsy, Betty, Elsie, Libby, Lisa, Liz; var. Elisabeth, Eliza
- Bible the mother of John the Baptist and a kinswoman of Mary: Luke 1
Origin of ElizabethEcclesiastical Late Latin Elizabetha ; from Ecclesiastical Greek Elisabet ; from Classical Hebrew (language) elisheva, literally , God is (my) oath
- 1533-1603; queen of England (1558-1603): daughter of Henry VIII & Anne Boleyn
- (born Elizabeth Alexandra Mary) 1926-; queen of Great Britain & Northern Ireland (1952-); head of the Commonwealth; daughter of George VI
city in NE N.J., adjacent to Newark: pop. 121,000
Origin of Elizabethafter the wife of Sir George Carteret (1610?-80), proprietor of a colony in the region
In the New Testament, the mother of John the Baptist and a kinswoman of Mary, mother of Jesus.
Queen of Romania as the wife of Carol I (1839–1914). She wrote poetry under the pseudonym Carmen Sylva.
Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1936–1952) as the wife of George VI.
A city of northeast New Jersey south of Newark. Settled as Elizabethtown in 1664, it was the capital of New Jersey until 1686 and is now an industrial center and suburb of New York City.