George Definition

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noun
A jeweled figure of Saint George killing the dragon, used as an insignia of the Knights of the Garter.
American Heritage
A masculine name: dim. Georgie; equiv. Fr. Georges, Ger. & Scand. Georg, It. Giorgio, Sp. Jorge; fem. Georgette, Georgia, Georgina.
Webster's New World
An English coin during the reign of Henry VIII, imprinted with a figure of Saint George.
American Heritage
pronoun

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

Wiktionary
A male given name.
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proper name
(died a.d. 303?); Christian martyr, possibly from Cappadocia: patron saint of England: his day is April 23
Webster's New World
1660-1727; king of Great Britain & Ireland (1714-27), born in Germany: great-grandson of James I.
Webster's New World
1683-1760; king of Great Britain & Ireland (1727-60), born in Germany: son of George I.
Webster's New World
1738-1820; king of Great Britain & Ireland (1760-1820): grandson of George II.
Webster's New World
1762-1830; king of Great Britain & Ireland (1820-30); regent (1811-20): son of George III.
Webster's New World
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other
Christian martyr and patron of England who, according to legend, slew a fearsome dragon.
American Heritage

Origin of George

  • Name of an early saint, from Latin Georgius, from Ancient Greek Γεώργιος (Geōrgios), from γεωργός (geōrgos, “farmer”).

    From Wiktionary

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