Meaning of WILLIAM in English

WILLIAM

n.

Pronunciation: ' wil-y ə m

Function: biographical name

name of 4 kings of England: I ( the Conqueror ) ca 1028-1087 (reigned 1066-87); II ( Ru · fus \ ' rü-f ə s \ ) ca 1056-1100 (reigned 1087-1100); III 1650-1702 (reigned 1689-1702—see MARY ); IV 1765-1837 (reigned 1830-37)

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