/ˈlæŋtri/ (say 'langtree)

Lillie (Emilie Charlotte Le Breton, `the Jersey Lily'), 1852–1929, English actress and mistress of Edward VII.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Langtry — may refer to:*Langtry (surname) * Langtry, Texas, a town * Langtry, a crater on Venus See also *Langtree (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • Langtry — Langtry, Lillie, geborne L. Breton, engl. Schauspielerin, geb. 1852 auf der Insel Jersey, vermählte sich 1874 mit L. aus Belfast und ging 1881 zur Bühne über, auf der sie bald sowohl in den Hauptrollen moderner Schau und Lustspiele als auch in… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Langtry —   [ læȖtri], Lillie, geborene Emilie Charlotte Le Breton [ləbrə tɔ̃], auch genannt (seit 1907) Lady de Bathe [ leɪdɪ də beɪȓ], bekannt als Jersey Lily [ dʒəːzɪ lɪli], britische Schauspielerin, * auf Jersey 13. 10. 1853, ✝ Monte Carlo 12. 2. 1929; …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Langtry — [laŋ′trē] Lillie [lil′ē] (born Emily Charlotte Le Breton) 1852 1929; Eng. actress …   English World dictionary

  • Langtry — This ancient name of several spellings derives either from the village of Langtree, near Wigan in Lancashire, or from Langtree near Torrington, in Devon. The traditional explanation for the name is the high tree , such places being commonly the… …   Surnames reference

  • Langtry — formerly Vinegaroon, Texas; renamed in 1882 by Judge Roy Bean to honor actress Lillie Langtry whose name also adorned his combination courthouse and saloon The Jersey Lily …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Langtry — noun British actress and mistress of the prince who later became Edward VII (1853 1929) • Syn: ↑Lillie Langtry, ↑Jersey Lillie, ↑Emilie Charlotte le Breton • Instance Hypernyms: ↑actress …   Useful english dictionary

  • Langtry — biographical name Lillie 1853 1929 née (Emilie Charlotte) Le Breton; the Jersey Lily British actress …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Langtry — /lang tree/, n. Lillie /lil ee/, (Emily Charlotte Le Breton) ( the Jersey Lily ), 1852 1929, English actress. * * * …   Universalium

  • Langtry — Lang•try [[t]ˈlæŋ tri[/t]] n. big Lillie (Emily Charlotte Le Breton) (“the Jersey Lily”), 1852–1929, English actress …   From formal English to slang

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