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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • English ruling dynasty (1485-1603), including Henry VII and his descendants Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I.
  • adj. Of or relating to the royal house of Tudor.
  • adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the period of the Tudors.
  • adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of an architectural style derived from this period, having exposed beams as a typical feature.
  • Tudor, Antony 1909-1987. British-born American dancer and choreographer known for his psychological ballets, such as Undertow (1945) and The Leaves Are Fading (1975).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A monarch of the British royal family during the sixteenth century. Specifically, King Henry VII and Henry VIII or one of his three children who ascended the throne.
  • n. A style of dress popular in Britain during the sixteenth century.
  • adj. Pertaining to the British monarchs of the sixteenth century.
  • adj. Pertaining to the period of British history ruled by King Henry VII, Henry VIII and the children of Henry VIII.
  • adj. In the style of English buildings of the sixteenth century; using exposed wooden beams on the exterior.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a royal line of England, descended from Owen Tudor of Wales, who married the widowed queen of Henry V. The first reigning Tudor was Henry VII.; the last, Elizabeth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining, or relating to an English royal line (1485–1603) descended from Owen Tudor of Wales, who married Catherine of France, the widowed queen of Henry V. The first of the Tudor sovereigns was Henry VII.; the last, Elizabeth.
  • Of, pertaining, or belonging to the Tudor style of architecture: as, a Tudor window or arch.
  • The conventional five-lobed flower adopted as a badge by King Henry VII., and occurring in decorative art of his and succeeding reigns.
  • In heraldry See rose.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor; Tudor monarchs ruled from Henry VII to Elizabeth I (from 1485 to 1603)
  • adj. of or relating to a style of architecture in England in the 15th century
  • n. a member of the dynasty that ruled England
  • n. United States dancer and choreographer (born in England) (1909-1987)

Etymologies

From Welsh Tewdwr ("Theodore"), later adopted as a surname of a British royal family. (Wiktionary)

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