1the main character in a fairy tale called Sleeping Beauty, who is a princess who lives in a castle. An evil fairy makes the princess and everyone else in the castle fall asleep for ever. After a hundred years, a prince finds Sleeping Beauty and kisses her, and then she and everyone else in the castle wakes up. There is aballet with music by Tchaikovsky based on this story.
2someone who seems to be sleeping peacefully:
• Just look at Sleeping Beauty there!
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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