HyperDic: george_iii

English > 1 sense of the expression George III:
NOUNperson George III, GeorgeKing of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820
English > George III: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningKing of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820; the American colonies were lost during his reign; he became insane in 1811 and his son (later George IV) acted as regent until 1820 (1738-1820).
SynonymGeorge
Instance ofKing of England, King of Great BritainThe sovereign ruler of England
Member ofHanover, House of Hanover, Hanoverian lineThe English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria)

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