Definitions

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  • n. King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1910 to 1936; gave up his German title in 1917 during World War I (1865-1936)

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Examples

  • The rest of the wrinkled papers on the table bear the likeness of King George V, which is why it takes Rose a moment to register the fact of three thousand dollars in hundreds.

    Fall On Your Knees

  • So, too, did George V, but his German name became embarrassing.

    Hugh Muir's diary

  • The best is the unbelievably small elephant automaton presented to George V by his family for Christmas, 1929.

    A Palace's Small Treasures

  • Alkazi Foundation for the Arts/Associated Press On Dec. 12, 1911, King George V made a surprise announcement that Delhi would be the new capital of India.

    Delhi: Then and Now

  • Michael Steele/Getty Images Pictured, a cricket match being played in front of India Gate and the empty canopy where the statue of King George V used to stand, October 2008.

    Delhi: Then and Now

  • Homai Vyarawalla/Alkazi Collection of Photography A marble statue of King George V stood inside a canopy opposite India Gate until the late 1960s, when it was moved to its current spot in Coronation Park.

    Delhi: Then and Now

  • A century ago, Britain's King George V, who came to India to be crowned Emperor, made a surprise announcement that Delhi would be the new capital of India.

    Asia in Pictures

  • On 22 June, a year after he succeeded his father Edward VII to the throne, George V was crowned in Westminster Abbey.

    Weatherwatch: 1911, a summer to remember

  • Its name may not conjure up blazing sunshine and swaying palms, but its mild climate earned it the royal name "Regis", granted by George V after he convalesced there in 1929.

    Weatherwatch: Forget the Balearics – come to Bognor

  • And a block of four 2 ½ penny issued to celebrate the silver jubilee of King George V in 1935 has a striking error.

    Still in Love With Stamps

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