from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- In the New Testament, the mother of John the Baptist and a kinswoman of Mary.
- Elizabeth 2 1843-1916. Queen of Romania (1881-1916) and poet who wrote under the pseudonym Carmen Sylva.
- Elizabeth 3 1900-2002. Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1936-1952) as the wife of George VI.
- A city of northeast New Jersey south of Newark. Settled as Elizabethtown in 1664, it was the capital of New Jersey until 1686 and is today a residential suburb of New York City. Population: 126,000.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A female given name, popular since the 16th century.
- proper n. The mother of John the Baptist (written Elisabeth in later versions of the Bible).
- proper n. Elisheba, the wife of Aaron.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. Queen Elizabeth II. of the United Kingdom, born 1926.
- proper n. Elizabeth I., the Queen of England from 1558 to 1603. She was the daughter of Henry VIII. and Anne Boleyn (1533-1603).
- proper n. Saint Elizabeth of Hungary; Born at Presburg, Hungary 1207, died died at Marburg, Germany, Nov. 19, 1231. She was a Hungarian princess, daughter of Andrew II. of Hungary, and wife of Louis, landgrave of Thuringia, celebrated for her sanctity.
- proper n. a city in Union County in northeastern New Jersy, pop. ca. 106,000. It lies between Newark to the north and Linden to the south, and has a large port, regulated by the Port of New York Authority. It also contains most of the runway area of the Newark International Airport.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. Queen of England from 1558 to 1603; daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn; she succeeded Mary I (who was a Catholic) and restored Protestantism to England; during her reign Mary Queen of Scots was executed and the Spanish Armada was defeated; her reign was marked by prosperity and literary genius (1533-1603)
- n. daughter of George VI who became the Queen of England and Northern Ireland in 1952 on the death of her father (1926-)
From the Ancient Greek Ἐλισάβετ (Elisabet), a transliteration of the Old Testament Classical Hebrew אלישבע (Elisheva, "my deity is an oath"). See El (Wiktionary)