George

noun
\ ˈjȯrj How to pronounce George (audio) \

Definition of George

 (Entry 1 of 7)

1 : either of two of the insignia of the British Order of the Garter
2 informal : a British coin bearing the image of St. George

George

biographical name (1)
\ ˈjȯrj How to pronounce George (audio) \

Definition of George (Entry 2 of 7)

Saint 3rd century Christian martyr and patron saint of England

George

biographical name (2)

Definition of George (Entry 3 of 7)

name of 6 kings of Great Britain: I 1660–1727 (reigned 1714–27); II 1683–1760 (reigned 1727–60); III 1738–1820 (reigned 1760–1820); IV 1762–1830 (reigned 1820–30); V 1865–1936 (reigned 1910–36); VI 1895–1952 (reigned 1936–52)

George

biographical name (3)

Definition of George (Entry 4 of 7)

name of 2 kings of Greece: I 1845–1913 (reigned 1863–1913); II 1890–1947 (reigned 1922–23; 1935–47)

George

biographical name (4)

Definition of George (Entry 5 of 7)

David Lloyd — see David lloyd george

George

biographical name (5)

Definition of George (Entry 6 of 7)

Henry 1839–1897 American economist

George

geographical name
\ ˈjȯrj How to pronounce George (audio) \

Definition of George (Entry 7 of 7)

river 345 miles (555 kilometers) long in northeastern Quebec, Canada, flowing north into Ungava Bay

First Known Use of George

Noun

1506, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for George

Noun

St. George

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“George.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/George. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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