Arthur

Primary Meanings of Arthur

1.
n
a legendary king of the Britons (possibly based on a historical figure in the 6th century but the story has been retold too many times to be sure); said to have led the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot
2.
n
elected vice president and became 21st President of the United States when Garfield was assassinated (1830-1886)
Full Definitions of Arthur
1

n a legendary king of the Britons (possibly based on a historical figure in the 6th century but the story has been retold too many times to be sure); said to have led the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot

Synonyms:
King Arthur
Example of:
character, fictional character, fictitious character
an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
2

n elected vice president and became 21st President of the United States when Garfield was assassinated (1830-1886)

Synonyms:
Chester A. Arthur, Chester Alan Arthur, President Arthur
Example of:
Chief Executive, President, President of the United States, United States President
the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government

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