Anne

Anne

[an]
noun
1.
1665–1714, queen of England 1702–14 (daughter of James II of England).
2.
a female given name, form of Anna.
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Anne (æn)
 
n
1.  Princess, the Princess Royal. born 1950, daughter of Elizabeth II of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; a noted horsewoman and president of the Save the Children Fund
2.  Queen. 1665--1714, queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1702--14), daughter of James II, and the last of the Stuart monarchs
3.  Saint. (in Christian tradition) the mother of the Virgin Mary. Feast day: July 26 or 25

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Anne
alt. form of the fem. proper name Anna (q.v.). In Christian tradition, the name of the mother of the Virgin Mary.
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