from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Princely family of Europe ruling continuously in the Netherlands since 1815. The name was first used for a former principality of southeast France that passed to the house of Nassau in 1530.
- A city of southern California north-northeast of Santa Ana. It is a manufacturing center in a citrus-growing area. Population: 135,000.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A town in France.
- proper n. The name of the Dutch Royal House.
- proper n. Prince or Princess of Orange. Title of the first-born to the Dutch Royal House.
- adj. Relating to the Orange Order.
From French Orange, from Old French Orenge, from Medieval Latin Aurasica, from Latin Aurasiō, from Gaulish *arausi 'temple (head), cheek' (cf. Old Irish ara, arae 'temples', Irish placename Arai Chiach). (Wiktionary)