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    george - Dictionary definition and meaning for word george

    Definition
    (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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    (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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    (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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    (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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    (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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    (noun) King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683-1760)
    Synonyms : george ii
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    (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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