Elizabeth or Elisabeth is the Greek transliteration (Ἐλισάβετ, Elisábet) of the Hebrew name Elisheva, meaning "God's promise", "oath of God", or "I am God’s daughter". Elizabeth and Elisabeth are the parent unit names of Libby, Lisa, Liza, Lilly, Lizzie, Liz, Beth, Betty, Ella, Elisa, Elise, and Eliza; Elspeth, Elsa, Bitsy, Betsy, Isabel, and Isabella, are etymologically related variants. Alice, possibly derived from the Spanish spelling, Alicia, is a form.
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... He married Elizabeth Bailey, and they had four children Elizabeth (died in infancy), Elizabeth, Mary, and William Kent (1802–1861) who was a circuit ...
... The Cape Elizabeth School Department consists of Pond Cove Elementary School, Cape Elizabeth Middle School, and Cape Elizabeth High School, the town's only public schools ... The Cape Elizabeth School Department offices are located across the street in Cape Elizabeth Town Hall ... of preschools and day care centers, are located in Cape Elizabeth ...
... There were 408 households out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.9% were married couples living together, 15.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.0% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...
... Elizabeth, Princess Bibesco (née Asquith 26 February 1897 – 7 April 1945) was an English writer active between 1921 and 1940 ... and aphorisms was published under the title Haven in 1951, with a preface by Elizabeth Bowen ...
... Cape Elizabeth is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States ... As of the 2010 census, Cape Elizabeth had a population of 9,015 ... Cape Elizabeth is the location of the Beach to Beacon 10K road race that starts at Crescent Beach State Park (the "beach") and ends at Portland Head ...
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- (noun): Daughter of George VI who became the Queen of England and Northern Ireland in 1952 on the death of her father (1926-).
Synonyms: Elizabeth II
Famous quotes containing the word elizabeth:
“...we never worked for white people in their homes. No, sir, not even once! That is one of the accomplishments in my life of which I am the most proud, yes, sir!”
—Annie Elizabeth Delany (b. 1891)
“When Elizabeth heard Marys greeting, the child leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and exclaimed with a loud cry, Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb.”
—Bible: New Testament, Luke 1:41,42.