Anne



1665–1714, queen of England 1702–14 (daughter of James II of England).
a female given name, form of .
Contemporary Examples

Anne Boleyn, second wife to Henry the VIII, is a specimen of speculation, admiration, and everything in between.
This Week’s Hot Reads The Daily Beast December 28, 2009

Anne Frank was a Holocaust victim who inspired millions with her indomitable spirit.
Should Beyoncé Have Instagrammed From the Anne Frank House? Amy Zimmerman March 20, 2014

Anne Sinclair was as unimpeachable as Barbara Walters, as luscious as Diane Sawyer, as authoritative as both.
The DSK Maid Tells All July 25, 2011

Something needs to change, or more Anne Rices are going to walk away.
Anne Rice’s Christianity Crisis Kirsten Powers August 1, 2010

If you work with Tom Cruise for a number of years and Anne Archer is your mother, people might look the other way.
Scientology’s New Face Kim Masters October 26, 2009

Historical Examples

Mrs. Anne Hutchinson arrived in Boston from England in the autumn of 1634.
The Colonies 1492-1750 Reuben Gold Thwaites

Anne Marie is at the door,—the little girl who is ashamed to come home.
The Return of Peter Grimm David Belasco

What cause of censure have you, then, if I am no to say ill-will against my Anne?
Merkland Mrs. Oliphant

But I am going to find out, past all doubt, what Anne Marie was to you.
The Return of Peter Grimm David Belasco

Arnold had gone, as he had promised, before Anne was out of her room.
Man and Wife Wilkie Collins

noun
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
Queen. 1665–1714, queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1702–14), daughter of James II, and the last of the Stuart monarchs
Saint. (in Christian tradition) the mother of the Virgin Mary. Feast day: July 26 or 25

alternative 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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