1533–77, king of Sweden (1560–68). His attempts to dominate the Baltic led to war with Denmark (1563–70); deposed and imprisoned
[ih-rid-n-uh s] /ɪˈrɪd n əs/ noun, genitive Eridani [ih-rid-n-ahy] /ɪˈrɪd nˌaɪ/ (Show IPA). Astronomy. 1. the River, a large southern constellation between Cetus and Orion, containing the bright star Achernar. /ɛˈrɪdənəs/ noun (Latin genitive) Eridani (ɛˈrɪdəˌnaɪ) 1. a long twisting constellation in the S hemisphere extending from Orion to Hydrus and containing the first magnitude […]
[er-i-doo] /ˈɛr ɪˌdu/ noun 1. an ancient Sumerian and Babylonian city near the Euphrates in S Iraq: center for the worship of Ea; partially excavated.
[ih-rij-uh-nuh] /ɪˈrɪdʒ ə nə/ noun 1. Johannes Scotus [joh-han-eez skoh-tuh s,, -han-is] /dʒoʊˈhæn iz ˈskoʊ təs,, -ˈhæn ɪs/ (Show IPA), a.d. c810–c877, Irish philosopher and theologian. /ˌɛrɪˈdʒiːnə/ noun 1. John Scotus. ?800–?877 ad, Irish Neo-Platonist philosopher
[ih-rek-tl, -til, -tahyl] /ɪˈrɛk tl, -tɪl, -taɪl/ adjective 1. capable of being erected or set upright. 2. Anatomy. capable of being distended with blood and becoming rigid, as tissue. /ɪˈrɛktaɪl/ adjective 1. (physiol) (of tissues or organs, such as the penis or clitoris) capable of becoming rigid or erect as the result of being filled […]