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From Italian Giulietta, diminutive form of Giulia (Julia), from Julius, a Roman family name. Cognate with French Juliette.


Proper noun[edit]


  1. A female given name.
    • 1977 Timothy Findley, The Wars, Delacorte Press/S. Lawrence, ISBN 044009397X, page 110:
      "All I ask," she says, fitting the cigarette into a holder, "is that you don't call me Juli-et. I cannot abide Juli-et. It maddens me!" "Yes, ma'am." "Here, we say Joolyut. Joolyut. Joolyut. Say it for me."
  2. One of the main characters of William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet.
  3. A woman who is or is with a great lover.
  4. By analogy with the Shakespearean character, a woman who is in love with a man from a family, party, or country opposing that of her own.
  5. (astronomy) The sixth moon of the planet Uranus.
  6. The letter J in the ICAO spelling alphabet.


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