Meaning of Godiva

Go•di•va

Pronunciation: (gu-dī'vu), [key]
— n.
  1. (“Lady Godiva”), died 1057, wife of Leofric. According to legend, she rode naked through the streets of Coventry, England, to win relief for the people from a burdensome tax.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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