Isabella I

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Isabella I the queen of Castile whose marriage to Ferdinand of Aragon in 1469 marked the beginning of the modern state of Spain; they instituted the Spanish Inquisition in 1478 and sponsored the voyages of Christopher Columbus in 1492 (1451-1504)
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Usage

In literature:

I am reminded of a quaint conceit of Isabella's, which amused not only her but also her friends.
"The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon" by José Maria Gordon
I wish yourself, the child, Emily, Frank, and Isabella, to come home and bring, if you can, one bed.
"A Portrait of Old George Town" by Grace Dunlop Ecker
Come hither, Isabella, I wish to speak to you.
"The Boarding School" by Unknown
When I found that the ruins of San Domingo had been removed, and a statue of Isabella II.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 122, December, 1867" by Various
I'm the Senora Isabella Ybarra de Zuloaga, if you please!
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science July 1930" by Various
I found means to secrete Isabella de Guzman and her child.
"Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
Well, Miss Isabella, I b'lieve I must go now; I've got an old sister at home, who will scold me if I don't come back.
"Funny Little Socks" by Sarah. L. Barrow
And as I spoke the words I knew that they were true, I knew that I loved him, Isabella.
"East of the Shadows" by Mrs. Hubert Barclay
But this I know: the queen, the great Isabella, had a lover, a wonderful tenor, Marfori, Marquis de Loja.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
I took a walk with Isabella and Gertrude one day, about three weeks ago.
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
Isabella cast an "I-told-you-so" look at her sister and glanced expectantly at the maid.
"The Fate of Felix Brand" by Florence Finch Kelly
ISABELLA-COLOUR, origin of term, i.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
My dear Isabella, I am sure there must be Laurentina's skeleton behind it.
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
I chases Swifty down to West 11th-st. to bring Dennis back in a hurry, and invites Aunt Isabella to make herself comfortable until he comes.
"Side-stepping with Shorty" by Sewell Ford
I may be consid'able use to Isabella.
"Strangers and Wayfarers" by Sarah Orne Jewett
No, no, Isabella, I believe that your only object in declining to be one of our party, is to save your money.
"Stories for Helen" by Eliza Leslie
I saw little of it, for Isabella was constantly before my eyes, look where I would.
"The Progressionists, and Angela." by Conrad von Bolanden
Judge then, Lady Isabella, if I can present myself before her!
"Camilla" by Fanny Burney
Alrina, whom I called my niece, is Isabella Morley's daughter.
"The Wizard of West Penwith" by William Bentinck Forfar
I. L. B. Isabella L. Bishop.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 1" by Various
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In poetry:

Eating their flesh, half-savage with black fur.
Acid and gipsy-sweet, I thought of her,
Isabella, the dead girl, who has lingered on
Defiantly when all have gone away,
In an old orchard where swallows never stir.
"Wild Grapes" by Kenneth Slessor

In news:

During her 70 (human)-year "working" career as a pet therapy dog, my Springer Spaniel Isabella and I padded around countless nursing homes.
I am one of the parents of a player on the Isabella volleyball team.
"Security is an issue and I'm going to protect these jurors ," Isabella said.
"I'm so excited," Isabella said, taking in the festive atmosphere while trays of food and potent margaritas flew by.
We're following the map, but as we pull into Lake Isabella's South Fork boat ramp, Marc Lee and I aren't sure we're in the right place.
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