[iz-uh-bel] /ˈɪz əˌbɛl/
a female given name.
fem. proper name, a form of Elizabeth that seems to have developed in Provence. A popular name in Middle Ages; pet forms included Ibb, Libbe, Nibb, Tibb, Bibby, and Ellice. The Spanish form was Isabella, which is attested as a color name (“greyish-yellow”) from 1600; the Isabella who gave her name to it has not been identified. Related: Isabelline.
[iz-uh-bel-uh; Spanish ee-sah-ve-lah] /ˌɪz əˈbɛl ə; Spanish ˌi sɑˈvɛ lɑ/ noun 1. a city in NW Puerto Rico. 2. former name of (def 2).
[iz-uh-bel-uh] /ˌɪz əˈbɛl ə/ noun 1. (Isabella, or the Pot of Basil),a narrative poem (1820) by John Keats. noun 1. (“the Catholic”) 1451–1504, wife of Ferdinand V: queen of Castile 1474–1504; joint ruler of Aragon 1479–1504. /ˌɪzəˈbɛlə/ noun 1. /ˌɪzəˈbɛlə/ noun 1. original name Elizabeth Farnese. 1692–1766, second wife (1714–46) of Philip V of Spain […]
- Isabella I
noun 1. (“the Catholic”) 1451–1504, wife of Ferdinand V: queen of Castile 1474–1504; joint ruler of Aragon 1479–1504. noun 1. known as Isabella the Catholic. 1451–1504, queen of Castile (1474–1504) and, with her husband, Ferdinand V, joint ruler of Castile and Aragon (1479–1504)
- Isabella ii
noun 1. 1830–1904, queen of Spain (1833–68), whose accession precipitated the first Carlist war (1833–39). She was deposed in a revolution