Definition of George ii
1. Noun. King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683-1760).
Group relationships: Hanover, Hanoverian Line, House Of Hanover
Generic synonyms: King Of England, King Of Great Britain
Derivative terms: Georgian
Lexicographical Neighbors of George Ii
Literary usage of George ii
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The history of England from the Revolution to the death of George the second by Tobias George Smollett (1848)
"george ii. george ii. ASCENDS THE THRONE OF GREAT BRITAIN. ... AT the accession of George II. the nation had great XV- reason to wish for an alteration of ..."
2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"The period is called the reign of George II. -, but so long as her life lasted, it was Caroline who was the Queen. The Guelph family, at least in its ..."
3. History of Civilization in England by Henry Thomas Buckle (1866)
"See Réminiscences of the Courts of George I. and George II., by Horace Wai- pole, pp. ... The fault of George II. was in his bad pronunciation of English ..."
4. American Book Prices Current by Katherine Kyes Leab, Daniel J Leab (1900)
"8315 WORKS, comprising: Memoirs of the Reign of George II., 3 Henkels', May 16, 1900. (99) $140.00 vols., 1846; Memoirs of the Reign of George III., ..."
5. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes, Henry George Bohn (1865)
"george ii., King of Great Britain. The Form of the Proceeding to the Royal Coronation ... An Account of the Coronation of King George II. Lond. 1760. 4to. ..."