George

Primary Meanings of George

1.
n
King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820; the American colonies were lost during his reign; he became insane in 1811 and his son (later George IV) acted as regent until 1820 (1738-1820)
2.
n
King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1936 to 1947; he succeeded Edward VIII (1895-1952)
3.
n
King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1910 to 1936; gave up his German title in 1917 during World War I (1865-1936)
4.
n
Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)
5.
n
Elector of Hanover and the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1727 (1660-1727)
6.
n
King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683-1760)
7.
n
King of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 1820 to 1830; his attempt to divorce his estranged wife undermined the prestige of the Crown (1762-1830)
Full Definitions of George
1

n King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820; the American colonies were lost during his reign; he became insane in 1811 and his son (later George IV) acted as regent until 1820 (1738-1820)

Synonyms:
George III
Example of:
King of England, King of Great Britain
the sovereign ruler of England
2

n King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1936 to 1947; he succeeded Edward VIII (1895-1952)

Synonyms:
George VI
Example of:
King of England, King of Great Britain
the sovereign ruler of England
3

n King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1910 to 1936; gave up his German title in 1917 during World War I (1865-1936)

Synonyms:
George V
Example of:
King of England, King of Great Britain
the sovereign ruler of England
4

n Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)

Synonyms:
Saint George, St. George
Example of:
martyr
one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion
patron saint
a saint who is considered to be a defender of some group or nation
5

n Elector of Hanover and the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1727 (1660-1727)

Synonyms:
George I
Example of:
King of England, King of Great Britain
the sovereign ruler of England
6

n King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683-1760)

Synonyms:
George II
Example of:
King of England, King of Great Britain
the sovereign ruler of England
7

n King of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 1820 to 1830; his attempt to divorce his estranged wife undermined the prestige of the Crown (1762-1830)

Synonyms:
George IV
Example of:
King of England, King of Great Britain
the sovereign ruler of England

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