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Stuart Syllabification: Stu·art
Pronunciation: /ˈst(y)o͞oərt/
(also Stewart)

Definition of Stuart in English:


Of or relating to the royal family ruling Scotland 1371–1714 and Britain 1603–49 and 1660–1714.
Example sentences
  • However, once again he was pre-empted when the earl of Arran (heir to the Stewart succession) was proclaimed governor of Scotland on 3 January 1543.
  • From 1424, however, he could demonstrate the Stewart characteristics of energy, intellect, and impulsiveness.
  • At such times he acted with all the calculation of a Stuart king in carefully arranging the time and location of a parliament to best suit his personal agenda.


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A member of the Stuart family.
Example sentences
  • I'm looking forward to the Tudors and Stewarts.
  • This was crucial when there was a rival dynasty in the shape of the Stuarts, with ‘James III’ a claimant throughout both reigns.
  • The Restoration brought back the Stuarts but not intensive royal patronage.
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