Isabella, Queen Isabella, Isabella I, Isabella the Catholic

(noun) 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)

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Proper noun


A female given name from Hebrew.

• : Act I, Scene V

Usage notes

• Popular in England in the 19th century, and again in all English-speaking countries in the 2000s.


• sailable




A pale grey-yellow, fawn, cream-brown or parchment colour.


• isabel

• isabelline

• parchment


• sailable

Source: Wiktionary

Is`a*bel"la, n., Is`a*bel"la col"or. Etym: [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.]

Definition: A brownish yellow color.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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