meaning of Arthur

Arthur meaning in Names Dictionary

Name Origin: Celtic
Name Gender: Male

Arthur meaning in Etymology Dictionary

masc. appropriate name, from Medieval Latin Arthurus/Arturus, from Welsh arth "bear," cognate with Greek arktos, Latin ursus (see Arctic).

Arthur meaning in General Dictionary

chosen vice-president and became twenty-first President for the US when Garfield was assassinated (1830-1886)

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  • a celebrated king associated with Britons (perhaps centered on a historical figure in the 6th century although story has been retold a lot of times to make sure); thought to have led the Knights associated with Round Table at Camelot

Sentence Examples with the word Arthur

Coggeshall is our authority for the tale, which Shakespeare has immortalized, of Hubert's refusal to permit the mutilation of his prisoner; but Hubert's loyalty was not shaken by the crime to which Arthur subsequently fell a victim.

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