Definition of Hatshepsut in US English:

Hatshepsut

proper noun

  • (died 1482 BC), Egyptian queen of the 18th dynasty, reigned c.1503–1482 BC. On the death of her husband, Tuthmosis II, she became regent for her nephew, Tuthmosis III. She then named herself pharaoh and was often portrayed as male.

Pronunciation

Hatshepsut

/hatˈSHepˌso͞ot/