Ju·​liet ˈjül-yət How to pronounce Juliet (audio) ˌjü-lē-ˈet How to pronounce Juliet (audio)
: the heroine of Shakespeare's tragedy Romeo and Juliet who dies for love of Romeo

Word History

First Known Use

1595, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Juliet was in 1595

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“Juliet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Juliet. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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