from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Hatshepsut Died c. 1482 B.C. Queen of Egypt (1503-1482) who on the death of her husband, Thutmose II (c. 1504), became regent for her son Thutmose III. She bestowed the title of pharaoh on herself and adopted all the pharaonic customs, including the wearing of a false beard.

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  • proper n. An ancient Egyptian queen (1508–1458 BCE).


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