Elizabeth Definition

ĭ-lĭzə-bəth
noun
A feminine name: dim. Bess, Bessie, Beth, Betsy, Betty, Elsie, Libby, Lisa, Liz; var. Elisabeth, Eliza.
Webster's New World
The mother of John the Baptist and a kinswoman of Mary: Luke 1
Webster's New World
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proper name
1533-1603; queen of England (1558-1603): daughter of Henry VIII & Anne Boleyn.
Webster's New World
(born Elizabeth Alexandra Mary) 1926-; queen of Great Britain & Northern Ireland (1952-); head of the Commonwealth; daughter of George VI.
Webster's New World
City in NE N.J., adjacent to Newark.
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pronoun
The mother of John the Baptist (written Elisabeth in later versions of the Bible).
Wiktionary
A female given name, popular since the 16th century.
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other
Queen of Romania as the wife of Carol I (1839–1914). She wrote poetry under the pseudonym Carmen Sylva.
American Heritage
Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1936–1952) as the wife of George VI.
American Heritage
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.
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Origin of Elizabeth

  • From the Ancient Greek Ἐλισάβετ (Elisabet), a transliteration of the Old Testament Classical Hebrew אלישבע (Elisheva, “my deity is an oath”). See El

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