George
I. noun Etymology: Saint George Date: 1506 1. either of two of the insignia of the British Order of the Garter 2. a British coin bearing the image of St. George II. biographical name Saint 3d century Christian martyr & patron saint of England III. biographical name 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) IV. biographical name name of 2 kings of Greece: I 1845-1913 (reigned 1863-1913); II 1890-1947 (reigned 1922-23; 1935-47) V. biographical name David Lloyd — see David Lloyd George VI. biographical name Henry 1839-1897 American economist VII. geographical name river 345 miles (555 kilometers) Canada in NE Quebec flowing N into Ungava Bay

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  • George — George1 [jôrj] n. [< Fr & L; Fr Georges < LL Georgius < Gr Geōrgios < geōrgos, husbandman, lit., earthworker < gaia, gē, earth + base of ergon, WORK] a masculine name: dim. Georgie; equiv. Fr. Georges, Ger. & Scand. Georg, It.… …   English World dictionary

  • George — es un nombre propio en lengua inglesa, equivalente a Jorge en español. No debe confundirse con Georges. Uso como apellido Stefan George (1868 1933), poeta y traductor alemán; Pierre George (1909 2006), geógrafo francés; Ken George, oceanógrafo,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • George — George, IA U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 1051 Housing Units (2000): 532 Land area (2000): 2.391318 sq. miles (6.193485 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.391318 sq. miles (6.193485 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • George — (j[^o]rj), prop. n. [F. George, or Georges, a proper name, fr. Gr. gewrgo s husbandman, laborer; ge a, gh^, the earth + e rgein to work; akin to E. work. See {Work}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A figure of St. George (the patron saint of England) on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • George — masc. personal name, from L.L. Georgius, from Gk. Georgos husbandman, farmer, from ge earth + ergon work (see URGE (Cf. urge) (v.)). The name introduced in England by the Crusaders (a vision of St. George played a key role in the First Crusade),… …   Etymology dictionary

  • George — m English: from Old French, from Latin Georgius, from Greek Georgios (from geōrgos farmer, a compound of gē earth + ergein to work). This was the name of several early saints, including the shadowy figure who is now the patron of England (as well …   First names dictionary

  • George — George, Saint (? 303 AD) the ↑patron saint of England. He was born in eastern ↑Asia Minor, became a soldier in the Roman army, and was officially killed in ↑Palestine because of his Christian beliefs. In many stories and pictures he is shown as… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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