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Elizabethan

adjective uk   /ɪˌlɪz.əˈbiː.θən/ us  
from the period when Queen Elizabeth I was the ruler of England (1558-1603)Renaissance: 1501 to 1899

Elizabethan

noun [C] uk   /ɪˌlɪz.əˈbiː.θən/ us  
a person living during this period: Sir Francis Drake was a famous Elizabethan.Renaissance: 1501 to 1899
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