a female given name.
1630–1714, electress of Hanover (1658–1714), in whom the Act of Settlement (1701) vested the English Crown. She was a granddaughter of James I of England and her son became George I of Great Britain and Ireland
- Sophie germain
Germain (zhěr-mān’) French mathematician who made significant advances in theoretical mathematics. Her researches into number theory in particular provided the first partial solution to Fermat’s last theorem (1820).
noun 1. a female given name.
noun 1. a female given name. noun, plural Sophies. (sometimes lowercase) 1. any of the Safavid rulers of Persia: used as a title. noun (pl) -phies 1. (formerly) a title of the Persian monarchs
noun 1. a specious, unsound, or fallacious reasoner. 2. Chiefly British. (especially formerly) a second or third year student at a university. 3. Obsolete. an ancient Greek sophist. noun 1. (esp formerly) a second-year undergraduate at certain British universities 2. (rare) another word for sophist