Elizabethan

adjective

Eliz·​a·​be·​than i-ˌli-zə-ˈbē-thən How to pronounce Elizabethan (audio)
: of, relating to, or characteristic of Elizabeth I of England or her reign
Elizabethan noun

Word History

First Known Use

1807, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Elizabethan was in 1807

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“Elizabethan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Elizabethan. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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Elizabethan

adjective
Eliz·​a·​be·​than i-ˌliz-ə-ˈbē-thən How to pronounce Elizabethan (audio)
: of, relating to, or suggesting Elizabeth I of England or her time
Elizabethan noun
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