Elizabethan

adjective
Eliz·​a·​be·​than | \ i-ˌli-zə-ˈbē-thən How to pronounce Elizabethan (audio) \

Definition of Elizabethan

: of, relating to, or characteristic of Elizabeth I of England or her reign

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1807, in the meaning defined above

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Elizabethan

adjective

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: relating to Queen Elizabeth I of England or the time when she ruled (1558 to 1603)

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