from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Anne 1665-1714. Queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1702-1714). The last monarch of the Stuart line, she was also the last English ruler to exercise the royal veto over Parliament (1707).
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- proper n. A female given name.
- proper n. A male given name.
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- n. Queen of England and Scotland and Ireland; daughter if James II and the last of the Stuart monarchs; in 1707 she was the last English ruler to exercise the royal veto over parliament (1665-1714)
The French spelling of Ann, used interchangeably since the Middle Ages. From Vulgate Latin Anna, from Ancient Greek Ἄννα, from the Hebrew female name חַנָּה (Hannah), meaning 'grace; gracious'. Compare with John. (Wiktionary)
A shortened form of any of various Germanic masculine names which began with arn (eagle), such as Arnold. (Wiktionary)