Definitions

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

  • n. grandson of Queen Victoria and Kaiser of Germany from 1888 to 1918; he was vilified as causing World War I (1859-1941)

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Examples

  • Other German ships were given new names and pressed into service: Cincinnati became Covington, Kronprinzessin Cecilie became Mount Vernon, Kaiser Wilhelm II became Agamemnon.

    Castles of Steel

  • What if Wilhelm II had pledged himself to the liberalism of his father, sought an alliance with the Social Democrats, national socialism evolved democratically and without intolerance and murder, imperial Berlin flourished, and the names of poets and musicians adorned its well-planned streets?

    Jacob's Ladder

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