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Beatrix

[bey-uh-triks, bee-] /ˈbeɪ ə trɪks, ˈbi-/
noun
1.
(Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard) born 1938, queen of the Netherlands since 1980 (daughter of Juliana).
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Beatrix

/ˈbiːətrɪks/
noun
1.
full name Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard. born 1938, queen of the Netherlands (1980–2013); abdicated in favour of her eldest son Willem-Alexander
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