Juliet

noun
Ju·​liet | \ˈjül-yət; ˌjü-lē-ˈet, ˈjü-lē-ˌ\

Definition of Juliet 

: the heroine of Shakespeare's tragedy Romeo and Juliet who dies for love of Romeo

First Known Use of Juliet

1595, in the meaning defined above

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