Catherine

Primary Meanings of Catherine

1.
n
first wife of Henry VIII; Henry VIII's divorce from her was the initial step of the Reformation in England (1485-1536)
2.
n
empress of Russia who greatly increased the territory of the empire (1729-1796)
Full Definitions of Catherine
1

n first wife of Henry VIII; Henry VIII's divorce from her was the initial step of the Reformation in England (1485-1536)

Synonyms:
Catherine of Aragon
Example of:
married woman, wife
a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
2

n empress of Russia who greatly increased the territory of the empire (1729-1796)

Synonyms:
Catherine II, Catherine the Great
Example of:
empress
a woman emperor or the wife of an emperor

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