George

Definitions of George
  1. noun
    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
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    King of England, King of Great Britain
    the sovereign ruler of England
  2. noun
    King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1936 to 1947; he succeeded Edward VIII (1895-1952)
    synonyms: George VI
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    King of England, King of Great Britain
    the sovereign ruler of England
  3. noun
    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
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    King of England, King of Great Britain
    the sovereign ruler of England
  4. noun
    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
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    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. noun
    Elector of Hanover and the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1727 (1660-1727)
    synonyms: George I
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    King of England, King of Great Britain
    the sovereign ruler of England
  6. noun
    King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683-1760)
    synonyms: George II
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    King of England, King of Great Britain
    the sovereign ruler of England
  7. noun
    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
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    King of England, King of Great Britain
    the sovereign ruler of England
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