Definition of Stephen

1. Noun. English writer (1832-1904).

Exact synonyms: Sir Leslie Stephen
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer



Definition of Stephen

1. Proper noun. (biblical character) The first Christian martyr. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Ancient Greek male given name). ¹

3. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stephen

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Stepford
Steph
Stephane Grappelli
Stephane Mallarme
Stephanie
Stephanie Graf
Stephanies
Stephanomeria
Stephanomeria malheurensis
Stephanotis floribunda
Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger
Stephanus letter
Stephanus number
Stephany
Stephen (current term)
Stephen A. Douglas
Stephen Arnold Douglas
Stephen Butler Leacock
Stephen Collins Foster
Stephen Crane
Stephen Decatur
Stephen Foster
Stephen Girard
Stephen Grover Cleveland
Stephen Hawking
Stephen Jay Gould
Stephen Leacock
Stephen Michael Reich
Stephen Samuel Wise

Literary usage of Stephen

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1. Publications by Oxford Historical Society, Bostonian Society (1892)
"To his loving and most dear children Stephen and Edith Colledge with my blessing ... My dear children Stephen 1 and [ Colledge Edith ) The Lord God Almighty ..."

2. Publications by Oxford Historical Society, Bostonian Society (1892)
"To his loving and most dear children Stephen and Edith Colledge with my blessing to yon ... I am Your dying Father Stephen Colledge. Oxon August 30th. 1681. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Stephen III. Paul I Constantino II 483-492 492-496 496-498 498-514 514-523 ... 929-931 John XI 931-935 Leo VII 936-939 Stephen IX 939-942 Martin III 942-946 ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1902)
"In 1456 Peter Aron gave tribute to the Turk, but this prince was overthrown in the following year by Stephen the Great. At first Stephen did not rise to his ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Stephen, king of England: b. Normandy, about 1100; d. 25 Oct. 1154. He was a son of Stephen, Count of Blois, by Adela, a daughter of William the Conqueror. ..."

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