• WordNet 3.6
    • n Isabella 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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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Isabella A brownish yellow color.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n isabella Same as isabel.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Said to be named from the Spanish princess Isabella, daughter of king Philip II., in allusion to the color assumed by her shift, which she wore without change from 1601 to 1604, in consequence of a vow made by her


In literature:

The court of Ferdinand and Isabella was then at Barcelona, whither the admiral was summoned.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
He had a daughter named Isabella.
"Margaret of Anjou" by Jacob Abbott
In 1480, Lodovico Sforza formally asked Ercole to give him the hand of his elder daughter Isabella, then a child of six.
"Beatrice d'Este, Duchess of Milan, 1475-1497" by Julia Mary Cartwright
But that's because I'm used to Edgar and Isabella Linton.
"Emily Brontë" by A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson
He was prepared apparently with an apt illustration, when Isabella's husband, the Rev.
"The Dark Tower" by Phyllis Bottome
"The American Missionary - Volume 52, No. 3, September, 1898" by Various
A strong distinction between Isabella and Portia is produced by the circumstances in which they are respectively placed.
"Characteristics of Women" by Anna Jameson
Isabella, I dreamt of that horrible little room next to mine, and of the reason it was so still.
"A Sheaf of Corn" by Mary E. Mann
In the enlarging circle of enthusiasts, Gabriel Astier and Isabella Vincent made themselves first conspicuous.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 380, June, 1847" by Various
Isabella Angelica was born at Seville in 1582, the daughter of Don Juan de Cabarajal and Maria his wife.
"Terribly Intimate Portraits" by Noël Coward
Isabella received the hearty support of the constitutional party and was almost universally acknowledged as queen.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
An impulse seized Isabella.
"The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2)" by John Fiske
The next year the king negotiated the marriage of his daughter Isabella with Archduke Albert.
"Belgium" by Emile Cammaerts
Queen Isabella, while resident in the Tower of London, first sees Mortimer, who is brought there a prisoner.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07" by Various
One married Dr. Post, who was a missionary to Syria, but Miss Jane and Miss Isabella lived here many years after.
"A Portrait of Old George Town" by Grace Dunlop Ecker
Miss Isabella Vincent, what are you doing?
"The Boarding School" by Unknown
Isabella 1328-1350 1314-1316 1316-1322 1322-1328 m. Edward II.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
Columbus first named Cuba "Juana," in honor of Prince John, son of Ferdinand and Isabella.
"Due South or Cuba Past and Present" by Maturin M. Ballou
My name is Isabella Vernon, but that probably conveys nothing to you.
"East of the Shadows" by Mrs. Hubert Barclay
Isabella instituted trials of needlework amongst her ladies.
"Needlework As Art" by Marian Alford

In poetry:

O poet-painter of our English Land!
Thy name was writ in water——it shall stand:
And tears like mine will keep thy memory green,
As Isabella did her Basil-tree.
"The Grave Of Keats" by Oscar Wilde
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
Here's where the cherries grew that birds forgot,
And apples bright as dogstars; now there is not
An apple or a cherry; only grapes,
But wild ones, Isabella grapes they're called,
Small, pointed, black, like boughs of musket-shot.
"Wild Grapes" by Kenneth Slessor
Isabella grapes, outlaws of a strange bough,
That in their harsh sweetness remind me somehow Of dark hair swinging and silver pins,
A girl half-fierce, half-melting, as these grapes,
Kissed here –— or killed here –— but who remembers now?
"Wild Grapes" by Kenneth Slessor

In news:

The US Army Corps of Engineers has released its final environmental impact statement for the Isabella Dam on California's Kern River.
Ann McKenzie explains working with Isabella Rossellini and Elizabeth Ashley.
Isabella Davenport swam the 100 breast stroke with a state qualifying time of 1 minute, 10:80 seconds at the South Puget Sound League Championships prelims on Saturday, Oct 19.
Mike Isabella 's Crazy Good Italian.
An Isabella man was killed late Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident west of Drummond.
Emergency manager looking at new system for Isabella .
Former Top Cheftestant Mike Isabella is headed over to Amis (412 South 13th St.) tonight to celebrate the release of his new cookbook with a special Industry Night.
Mike Isabella Celebrates the Release of His First Cookbook With a Launch Party at Graffiato (Photos).
The two-time "Top Chef" contestant draws heavily on childhood memories and old family recipes in " Mike Isabella 's Crazy Good Italian.
Celebrity chef Mike Isabella stopped by the newsroom Friday afternoon to give us his impressions of football this Sunday.
Isabella And Connor Cruise Take Their Convertible For A Spin.
The Graffiato and Bandolero chef will be signing copies of Mike Isabella 's Crazy Good Italian at Graffiato from 11:30 am to 2 pm on Sept 23.
Isabella was just 8 and Connor 6 when Tom and Nicole divorced after 11 years together, and both lived with their father following the split.
Here's a photo of Isabella Grace Hogan, sent in by grandparents Jim and Marilyn Fossesca of Youngstown.
Isabella is the daughter of Shane and Janeen Fossesca Hogan of Hilliard, Ohio.

In science:

We want to thank Isabella Gioia and Megan Donahue for providing the optical image (see Fig. 2).
Is MS1054-03 an exceptional cluster? A new investigation of ROSAT/HRI X-ray data
Isabella Bierenbaum, Johannes Blumlein, and Sebastian Klein.
What HERA may provide ?
Isabella Bierenbaum, Johannes Blumlein, Sebastian Klein, and Carsten Schneider.
What HERA may provide ?
Government like Queen Isabella is willing to pay for the ships.
Observations of Extrasolar Planets Enabled by a Return to the Moon
Isabella Novik, Igor Pak and Vic Reiner contributed helpful comments and references.
Coarsening polyhedral complexes
We thank Alberto Corso, Anton Dochtermann, Alex Engstr¨om, Uwe Nagel, Isabella Novik, and Vic Reiner for thoughtful conversations and suggestions.
Cellular Resolutions of Ideals Defined by Simplicial Homomorphisms
Isabella is a Post Graduate research scholar in the department of Software Engineering at Karunya University.
Study Paper on Test Case generation for GUI Based Testing