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Wilhelmina

[wil-uh-mee-nuh, wil-hel-; Dutch vil-hel-mee-nah] /ˌwɪl əˈmi nə, ˌwɪl hɛl-; Dutch ˌvɪl hɛlˈmi nɑ/
noun
1.
Mount, former name of Trikora.
2.
a female given name: derived from William.

Wilhelmina I

noun
1.
(Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria of Orange-Nassau) 1880–1962, queen of the Netherlands 1890–1948 (mother of Juliana).
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  • I can hear the name “Wilhelmina,” as it comes in a piercing shriek from his lips.

    The Gypsy's Parson George Hall
  • Praying that Wilhelmina might not suffer he planned an escape with a friend.

    Historic Boyhoods Rupert Sargent Holland
  • He laid back and grinned broadly and Wilhelmina smiled, though a wistful look had crept into her eyes.

    Wunpost Dane Coolidge
  • Poor Wilhelmina Schulenberg has not been down the stairs for five years.

    The Faith Doctor Edward Eggleston
  • The front of the stage was a mass of flowers and plants, a magnificent bust of Queen Wilhelmina occupying a conspicuous place.

  • No, Wilhelmina; indeed I knew nothing about it till I saw you in it this moment.

    The Faith Doctor Edward Eggleston
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Wilhelmina I

/ˌwɪləˈmiːnə; Dutch wɪlhɛlˈmiːnaː/
noun
1.
1880–1962, queen of the Netherlands from 1890 until her abdication (1948) in favour of her daughter Juliana
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