fem. proper name, Biblical name of the wife of Aaron, from Late Latin Elisabeth, from Greek Eleisabeth, Eleisabet, from Hebrew Elishebha "God is an oath," the second element said by Klein to be related to shivah (fem. sheva) "seven," and to nishba "he swore," originally "he bound himself by (the sacred number) seven." Has never ranked lower than 26th in popularity among the names given to baby girls in the U.S. in any year since 1880, the oldest for which a reliable list is available. The city in New Jersey is named for Lady Elizabeth Carteret (d.1697), wife of one of the first proprietors of the colony.
1. Elizabeth met other Oxford intellectuals some of whom overlapped Naomi's world.
2. Elizabeth had been collecting snails for a school project.
3. Elizabeth was crowned in Westminster Abbey on 2 June 1953.
4. Elizabeth David enthuses about the taste, fragrance and character of Provencal cuisine.
5. Elizabeth had a standing invitation to stay with her.